FRIDA: VIVA LA VIDA
Opens 30 January
The film highlights the two sides of Frida Kahlo’s spirit: on one side the revolutionary, pioneering artist of contemporary feminism and on the other, the human being, victim of her tortured body and a tormented relationship. With Asia Argento as narrator, the two faces of the artist will be revealed, by pursuing a common thread consisting of Frida’s own words: letters, diaries and private confessions. The film alternates interviews, with original documents, captivating reconstructions and Frida Kahlo’s own paintings, kept in some of the most amazing museums in Mexico.
HERMITAGE: THE POWER OF ART
Opens 27 February
Join us on a visually stunning journey through the daily life of the magnificent Hermitage museum, and retrace two and a half centuries of legendary art and history. The Great Beauty star Tony Servillo leads us on a sumptuous and immersive exploration of cultural bridges between the past and the present, featuring some of the world's best art in glorious high definition on the big screen...[read more]
THE PRADO MUSEUM: A COLLECTION OF WONDERS
Opens 02 April
If only museums could talk! This stunning new event film featuring Jeremy Irons would like to do just that: let the Prado speak for itself. Celebrating its 200th birthday in 2019, the Prado Museum will tell the story of its life, and take you on a spectacular journey in Madrid covering six centuries of Spanish history. History told through art, through the eight thousand masterpieces housed in the Museum’s collections, and the story behind each one. A painting is canvas, colour, matter, and form, but it is also the story of men and women, painters and kings, palaces and queens, wealth and misery, body and soul.
GAUGUIN IN TAHITI: PARADISE LOST
Opens 07 May
In 1891 Gauguin left Marseille for the Pacific, marking the beginning of a journey towards the essence of life and art, and forging his destiny as one of the greatest modern painters who ever lived. Gauguin in Tahiti: Paradise Lost will take us on the trail of a story that has become myth. Through Tahiti and Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia, we will experience the landscapes that inspired Gauguin, in the places where he built houses with bamboo and leaves, and discovered light and colours which changed his painting forever...[read more]
TINTORETTO: A REBEL IN VENICE
Opens 04 June
With the enchanting narrative voice of Helena Bonham Carter, a new exciting cinema production celebrates the 500th anniversary of the birth of the last great artist of the Italian Renaissance. It will explore the rivalry among the most important Venetian artists of the 16th century: Tintoretto, Titian and Veronese in Venice. We’ll discover Venice through Tintoretto’s life and canvases. As the narrative unfolds we’ll begin to understand how the plague deeply affected the city and the Venetian art...[read more]