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As a curator at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Larry Kardish, a native of Ottawa, organised hundreds of ﬁlm presentations and special screenings, launched major ﬁlm series, including Cineprobe, a forum for international avantgarde ﬁlms, and was responsible for the coordination of more than 60 screenings per year at the MoMA’s Roy and Nia Titus Theater. He is considered an inspiration for generations of cineastes and researchers and a patron of amateur ﬁlms from all over the world and wrote numerous contributions to catalogues and MoMA publications like Berlinart: 20 Films (1987), Junction and Journey: Trains and Film (1991), Aernout Mik (2009), and Weimar Cinema: Daydremas and Nightmares, 1913–1933 (2010). Among the most important exhibitions curated by him are Colombian Cinema: From Magic to Realism (1990), Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1997), Agnès Varda (1998), Critical Favorites: The New York Film Critics Circle at 75 (2009). He was awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany and the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.