Directed by Catherine Gund daughter of the subject, Aggie, is a documentary about renowned philanthropist Agnes Gund. The film delves into the elder Gund’s biography, highlighting the beginnings of her interest in contemporary art. The narrative also revolves around her passion for social justice, which recently culminated in her selling a Roy Lichtenstein painting for $165 million, and subsequently using the proceeds to start the nonprofit Art for Justice. The movie is available to rent exclusively through Film Forum’s virtual streaming service.
Agnes Gund featured in June 14, 2017 news story alongside image of Roy Lichtenstein's “Masterpiece,” as seen in Aggie, directed by Catherine Gund. Courtesy of Aubin Pictures.