Museum Hours

Museum Piece

Jem Cohen’s contemplative new film is a rich tapestry of art history and human communication set in a Vienna museum.
06/24/2013 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

The world is a palimpsest, a densely layered series of texts to be deciphered and read by all who live there. The sages of the Talmud seemed to think so, the great modernist Jewish writers surely thought so, and Jem Cohen, whose new film “Museum Hours” opens June 28, clearly agrees.

Bobby Sommer in Jem Cohen’s “Museum Hours.” Photo courtesy Cinema Guild
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