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Films for FAR110:
All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
Told through her slideshows, intimate interviews, and ground-breaking photography, this epic, emotional and interconnected story about internationally renowned artist and activist Nan Goldin's personal fight to hold the Sackler family accountable for the overdose crisis.
At Eternity's Gate
A chronicle of Vincent van Gogh's time residing in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France. The movie depicts his world and mind, capable of creating some of the world's most beloved and stunning works of art.
Before Night Falls
Javier Bardem stars as Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas, whose political views and homosexuality landed him in jail under Castro's repressive regime.
Black Art: In the Absence of Light
At the heart of this feature documentary is the groundbreaking “Two Centuries of Black American Art” exhibition curated by the late African American artist and scholar David Driskell in 1976.
Michelangelo Antonioni directs one of the seminal films of the 1960s. Thomas' camera never flinches. Not at love without meaning. Not at the dazzle and madness of youth. Not at a murder revealed in a photographic Blow-Up.
In his final and most daring cinematic statement, Jarman the romantic meets Jarman the iconoclast in a lush soundscape pulsing against a purely blue screen.
Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning
More than four decades of 20th-century America are filtered through Lange’s life and lens — her creations and achievements, her tragedies and losses.
Winner of over a dozen awards at festivals worldwide, EADWEARD is the true story of world-famous, turn-of-the-century photographer Eadweard Muybridge who discovered how to capture the theory of motion on film with his famous Stanford Horse Gaits photographs.
Finding Vivian Maier
Finding Vivian Maier is a 2013 American documentary film about the photographer Vivian Maier, written, directed, and produced by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel, and executive produced by Jeff Garlin.
Best Actress nominee Salma Hayek stars as Mexican surrealist Frida Kahlo in this biopic, which chronicles her turbulent marriage to Diego Rivera, her political activism and the severe pain she experienced following a bus accident.
Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus
Nicole Kidman stars in this fantasized account of how lonely 1950s housewife Diane Arbus transformed herself into a famous photographer.
In the Realms of the Unreal (YouTube)
Henry Darger worked all his life in menial jobs in Chicago. Living alone and in poverty, he had no friends or close family. Spending all his off hours alone, he whiled away the hours working on a 15,000 page illustrated novel called The Realms of the Unreal.
I Shot Andy Warhol (YouTube)
I Shot Andy Warhol is a 1996 biographical drama film about the life of Valerie Solanas and her relationship with the artist Andy Warhol.
Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child
In his short career, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a phenomenon. He became notorious for his graffiti art under the moniker Samo in the late 1970s on the Lower East Side scene, sold his first painting to Deborah Harry for $200 and became best friends with Andy Warhol.
Keith Haring: Street Art Boy
International art sensation Keith Haring blazed a trail through the legendary art scene of 1980s New York and revolutionized the worlds of pop culture and fine art.
Now the top-selling female artist in the world, Yayoi Kusama overcame impossible odds to bring her radical artistic vision to the world stage.
Looking for Langston (Vimeo)
Fantastical reflection on the story of African-American writer and poet Langston Hughes and the 1920s Harlem Renaissance, with archival footage alongside dream-like reconstructions.
Love is the Devil
Love is the Devil is John Maybury's unflinching portrait of painter Francis Bacon (Derek Jacobi) and his tumultuous love affair with small-time crook George Dyer (Daniel Craig).
Lust for Life (Internet Archive)
Lust for Life is a 1956 American biographical film about the life of the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, based on the 1934 novel of the same title by Irving Stone.
MAUDIE, is based on the true story of folk artist Maud Lewis (Sally Hawkins) and the unlikely romance between Maud and a hardened reclusive bachelor, Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke).
Spanning the last 25 years in the life of Britain's most revered painter, Mr. Turner is a remarkably rich portrait of a complex, contradictory man whose relationships with his family, fellow artists and lovers were often as turbulent as the canvases he painted.
A beleaguered, homicidal magazine employee takes to offing her co-workers.
Pollock is a 2000 American biographical film that tells the life story of American painter Jackson Pollock.
The mob wants Harlem back. But they're gonna get Shaft. Richard Roundtree stars as New York City private detective John Shaft. He's cool, tough and won't back down to anybody.
Séraphine is the true story of Seraphine Louis aka Séraphine de Senlis (Yolande Moreau), a simple and profoundly devout housekeeper who in 1905 at age 41 -- self-taught and with the instigation of her guardian angel -- began painting brilliantly colorful canvases.
Exuberant view of the fashion industry, shot in black-and-white and color, as documented in a profile of designer Isaac Mizrahi, who is seen preparing for a 1994 show.
Vincent & Theo
The complicated relationship between a brilliant but undiscovered painter and his gallery owner brother is explored. The two must struggle with financial troubles as well as serious mental issues.
What Remains: The Life and Work of Photographer Sally Mann
As one of the world's preeminent photographers, Sally Mann creates artwork that challenges viewers' values and moral attitudes.
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