The Young Person's Guide to Wes Anderson

Getting his start during the American indie boom of the 90s, Wes Anderson has developed an aesthetic all his own—easily and instantly recognizable to the cinematic eye. This four week lecture series follows his development as an artist over two distinct periods of his career and investigates the ways in which his style has evolved while staying true to his playfully particular sensibilities.

Previous Screenings


2014 / USA + / Wes Anderson

At the opulent Grand Budapest Hotel, the concierge and his young protégé forge a steadfast bond as they are swept up in a madcap scheme.


2012 / USA / Wes Anderson

Twelve-year-olds, Sam and Suzy, fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness on an island off the New England coast in the summer of 1965.