See you next Summer!
That’s a wrap on the 2022 summer series at RMWF’s Drive-In Cinema! Thanks to everyone who attended and special thanks to our presenting sponsor, Norwood Development, for making this space available to us each year.
THE THIEF COLLECTOR
6:30 PM - Parking Lot Opens
7:15 PM - Film Program Begins
In 1985, Willem de Kooning’s “Woman-Ochre,” one of the most valuable paintings of the 20th century, vanished into the Arizona desert after being cut from its frame at the University of Arizona Museum of Art. 32 years later, the $160 million painting was found hanging in the home of Jerry and Rita Alter in rural New Mexico. The Thief Collector takes a deep look at how, and why, this mild-mannered couple pulled off one of the greatest art heists of a generation, exploring the complicated dynamics of family, the contours of criminality, and just how far people will go to weave their own grandiose narratives.