Tag: Film

Andres Serrano Says Theater Canceled His Film for Being ‘Pro-Trump’ – ARTnews.com

A theater set to host the U.K. premiere of artist Andres Serrano’s feature film Insurrection, which surveys the riot on the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C. on January 6, 2021, canceled the event, allegedly because of the work’s political content. Serrano told the Art Newspaper that the London Prince Charles Cinema, the venue that was to screen the film on Thursday, canceled the ...

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In New Film, Actress Michelle Williams Captivates as an Unsure Portland Artist Who Makes Beguiling Clay Figurines – ARTnews.com

Clay figurines set in expressive poses capture the wistful spirit of a struggling artist in Kelly Reichardt’s Showing Up, which had its North American premiere at the New York Film Festival this week. Michelle Williams gives an emotionally rich performance in her fourth collaboration with the director, in a comedy-drama set at the (now defunct) Oregon College of Art and Craft (OCAC). Students, faculty, ...

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Tom Hardy, Brad Pitt and the quiet art of the successful celebrity side career | Film industry

Tom Hardy is now a martial arts champion. The 45-year-old actor quietly entered the 2022 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Open Championships in Milton Keynes this Saturday, beat all of his opponents and returned home victorious. Better yet, one of his competitors told the media that Hardy was “probably one of the toughest competitors I’ve had”.This, make no mistake, is how you do it. Hardy’s jiu-jitsu debut ...

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Meet the stars riding the crest of hallyu, the Korean wave in fashion, art, film and music | Culture

Gochujang fried chicken at a gastropub in London. Girl band Blackpink front row at Paris fashion week. Hour-long queues for BTS merchandise in Las Vegas. Ariana Grande dressed in a glittery emerald two-piece from Miss Sohee. Over the past few years, Korea’s soft power has rocketed in the west. Park Chan-wook was named best director at Cannes film festival in May for his Palme ...

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Documenta Claims Advisory Panel’s Calls to Cancel Film Screening is “Censorship” – ARTnews.com

An advisory committee tasked with overseeing programming at documenta 15 has called for the cancellation of a screening of films produced by the artist collective Subversive Film amid ongoing accusations of anti-Semitism. Meanwhile, organizers of the heralded Kassel exhibition, which takes place once every five years, responded that the calls for cancellations were “censorship.” The film project, titled “Tokyo Reels,” features a group of ...

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BFI London Film Festival 2022 announces complete LFF Expanded immersive art and extended realities lineup

The BFI London Film Festival, in partnership with American Express, today announces the complete lineup for LFF Expanded, the festival’s immersive art and extended realities strand, which runs from 5 to 16 October 2022. Programmed by Ulrich Schrauth, the BFI’s immersive art and XR curator, this year’s programme showcases a rich selection of works from creators working at the forefront of emerging technologies, including interactive ...

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Picturing a River: The Buffalo National River in Art, Photography and Film

Photo Submitted Thomas Hart Benton, "Fisherman's Camp, Buffalo River" The ongoing celebration of the Buffalo National River will journey to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art for a full program on Saturday, Aug. 6. From 11 a.m. to noon, a conversation with experts will explore the ways in which artists have understood, depicted and advocated for the river. Speakers will include: ...

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New Chicago-Set Film Highlights City’s Street Art Scene | Latino Voices | Chicago News

A new film set in Chicago and produced by a Chicago film company highlights the city’s rich history of street art.  “Tagged” follows a street artist named Lex who gets caught up in a murder investigation after the vape shop owner who hired him to create a mural suddenly disappears. The film was released June 27 by Kernel Productions, a grassroots film production company ...

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Sky Hopinka, Tiffany Sia, & Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa on Anticolonial Film – ARTnews.com

No longer content simply to criticize the camera’s colonialist gaze or offer warnings concerning their medium’s proclivity for propaganda, a new generation of artist-filmmakers is imagining anticolonial futures for the moving image. Meanwhile, many leaders in the field of postcolonial studies have moved to consider global neoliberalism, rather than colonialism, to be today’s primary source of international inequality, citing as evidence manipulative maneuvers by ...

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