U.K., 2020, 90 min, DCP, Dir. Ali Ray, Not Rated, Exhibition On Screen
Friday, 5/5 to Sunday, 5/7
“A good balance between Kahlo’s often dramatic personal life and the ins and outs of her artistic achievements.” –The Guardian
“Exhibition On Screen ensures that we are left in no doubt of Frida’s place in art history.” –Helen Tope, The Reviews Hub
Who was Frida Kahlo? Everyone knows her, but who was the woman behind the bright colors, the big brows, and the floral crowns?
Take a journey through the life of a true icon, discover her art, and uncover the truth behind her often turbulent life. Making use of the latest technology to deliver previously unimaginable quality, we take an in-depth look at key works throughout her career.
Using letters Kahlo wrote to guide us, this definitive film reveals her deepest emotions and unlocks the secrets and symbolism contained within her art. Exhibition on Screen’s trademark combination of interviews, commentary and a detailed exploration of her art delivers a treasure trove of color and a feast of vibrancy. This personal and intimate film offers privileged access to her works, and highlights the source of her feverish creativity, her resilience, and her unmatched lust for life, politics, men and women.
Delving deeper than any film has done before, engaging with world-renowned Kahlo experts, exploring how great an artist she was, discover the real Frida Kahlo.
Exhibition on ScreenTM is the originator and pioneer of bringing exhibition-based art films to the cinema. Working with top international museums and galleries, they create films which offer a cinematic immersion into the world’s best loved art, accompanied by insights from the world’s leading historians and arts critics.
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