Allegory is a series of double features, selected by Bakpak Durden on the occasion of their exhibition Bakpak Durden: The Eye of Horus. Each film contains multiple narratives and perspectives, inviting the viewer to draw their own conclusions.
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The Meteor Man is a cult classic and Nope, the most recent release in our series, a spectacular instant hit, each have an otherworldly occurrence.
The Meteor Man (runtime 1 hour, 40 minutes) is a 1993 American superhero comedy film written, directed, co-produced, and starring Robert Townsend. Townsend stars as a mild-mannered schoolteacher, who becomes a superhero after his neighborhood in Washington, D.C. is terrorized by street gangs.
Nope (runtime 2 hours, 10 minutes) is a 2022 American neo-Western science fiction horror film directed, written, and co-produced by Jordan Peele under his Monkeypaw Productions banner. It stars Daniel Kaluuya and Keke Palmer as horse-wrangling siblings attempting to capture evidence of an unidentified flying object.
Concessions will be available for purchase at Fika Café in the museum.