Pop: On Screen and Around the World
Godard Double Feature: 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her / Made in USA
2 or 3 Things I Know About Her
Dir. Jean-Luc Godard, France, 1967, 35mm, 87 min.
The daily life of a housewife living in the suburbs of Paris who prostitutes herself for extra money provides the backdrop for Godard’s revelatory look at consumer culture in the Western World.
Made in USA
Dir. Jean-Luc Godard, France, 1966, 35mm, 85 min.
Shot at the same time as 2 or 3 Things…Made in USA is Godard’s loose adaptation of American pulp novel The Jugger by Donald Westlake. Dedicated to “Nick and Sam” (American filmmakers Nicholas Ray and Samuel Fuller) the film is a colorful pantomime of gangster tropes and Hollywood iconography.
Pop: On Screen and Around the World is guest curated by Ed Halter and organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art in collaboration with International House Philadelphia on the occasion of the exhibition International Pop on view at the Museum February 24 - May 15, 2016. For more information on the exhibition, including a list of generous donors, please visit philamuseum.org.