Exhibition On Screen: Frida Kahlo

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Last event: Sunday 25 October at 2pm
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Part of: Exhibition On Screen

This screening has been re-postponed until 20 and 25 October. All bookers have been contacted with more information. If you have a ticket for this event but have not heard from us yet, please click here.

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Directed by: Ali Ray

This highly engaging film takes us on a journey through the life of one of the most prevalent female icons: Frida Kahlo. She was a prolific self-portraitist, using the canvas as a mirror through all stages of her turbulent and, at times, tragic life. Guided with interview, commentary and Frida’s own words, Exhibition On Screen uncovers that this, however, was not a life defined by tragedy.  

Featuring key exhibitions and interviews with world-renowned Kahlo curators, Exhibition on Screen explores the extraordinary symbolism and themes in these personal canvases to seek a deeper understanding of the real Frida Kahlo.  

Using cinema to take an up-close and intimate look at her works we examine how great an artist she can be considered. Displaying a treasure trove of colour and a feast of vibrancy on screen, 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, men, women, politics and her cultural heritage.  

We might think we already know Frida Kahlo – the image of floral crowns, big brows and folk style clothing have made her a muse to generations – but what lies beneath the surface of this intensely passionate woman? 

“I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality”  Frida Kahlo 

 

Welcome back to Storyhouse. We put customer safety at the top of everything we do, however at this time that means a little more than making sure you don’t get struck inadvertently by an actor! It now also means keeping 2 metres apart and wearing a face covering on the move inside the building. We will be asking all our customer to both enjoy themselves and to stick to some easy to follow guidelines. Find out how we’re keeping you safe here

A note when you’re booking…

In order to help maintain social distancing at Storyhouse, seats have been held off so that there is ample space around audiences. To help us do this effectively, please only select a block of seats that match the number of people attending.

Duration

Approx 90 mins

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