Levitated Mass Poster

Release Date: September 5th, 2014

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Doug Pray chronicles the complicated transport and installation of a 340-ton granite boulder to be used as an art piece outside the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Cast: Mark Albrecht, Rick Albrecht, Katheleen Anderson, John Bowsher, Marie Chong Castillo

Director: Doug Pray

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: First Run

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The proximity, orientation, and monumental nature is what makes Levitated Mass the piece so powerful, and Levitated Mass the film not only captures that but puts those ideals forth as something culturally and socially important, something that happened when the mass met the masses. show more

  • Pray does not browbeat viewers into applauding the artist’s achievement. The filmmaker thoughtfully documents a phenomenon and allows the arguments to continue to rage after the lights come on. show more

  • Once that rock gets rolling, Levitated Mass turns into a fun, loopy portrait of one crazy idea that became a SoCal public-art cornerstone. show more

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