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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.

Coming December 2018

Vincent Van Gogh – A New Way of Seeing

Dir.: David Bickerstaff
| 90 minutes

Enjoying complete and unprecedented access to the treasures of Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum, this is a fresh film about one of the world’s favourite artists. Experience the wonder of seeing these masterpieces on the big screen while specially invited guests offer their interpretations and explanations of his work.

Matisse From Tate Modern and Moma

Dir.: Phil Grabsky
| 90 minutes

Audiences are invited to enjoy an intimate, behind-the-scenes documentary about this once-in-a-lifetime blockbuster exhibition with expert contributions from those that knew Matisse as well as curators, historians, and the museums' directors. Plus there are breathtaking specially commissioned performances by Royal Ballet principal dancer Zenaida Yanowsky and jazz musician Courtney Pine. 

Cézanne – Portraits of a Life

Dir.: Phil Grabsky
| 85 minutes

One can’t appreciate 20th century art without understanding the significance and genius of Paul Cézanne.The film takes audiences beyond the exhibition to the places Cézanne lived and worked and sheds light on an artist who is perhaps the least-known of all the impressionists – until now. 

Degas: Passion for Perfection

Dir.: David Bickerstaff
| 85 minutes

With exclusive access to view rare and diverse works, this film tells a fascinating story of Degas’ pursuit for perfection through both experimentation with new techniques and lessons learnt from studying the past masters. This film reveals a more complex truth behind one of the most influential French artists and serves as an exploration of the complex workings of Degas’ artistic mind.

Young Picasso

Dir.: Phil Grabsky
| 85 minutes

Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest artists of all time. Many films have dealt with these later years – the art, the affairs and the wide circle of friends. But where did this all begin? What made Picasso in the first place? Working closely with all three Picasso Museums in Malaga, Barcelona and Paris this film explains how he rose to great heights. 

Leonardo From the National Gallery London

Dir.: Phil Grabsky
| 90 minutes

A remarkable event occurred at London’s National Gallery when the largest ever collection of Leonardo’s surviving paintings was assembled in a unique exhibition: Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan. Capturing the excitement of an extraordinary occasion, the film provides a fascinating exploration of Leonardo’s great works. 

David Hockney at The Royal Academy of Arts: A Bigger Picture 2012 & 82 Portraits and One Still Life 2016

Dir.: Phil Grabsky
| 85 minutes

Featuring intimate and in-depth interviews with Hockney, this revealing film focuses on two blockbuster exhibitions held in 2012 and 2016 at the Royal Academy of Art in London. Director Phil Grabsky secured privileged access to craft this cinematic celebration of a 21st century master of creativity.

Michelangelo – Love and Death

Dir.: David Bickerstaff
| 91 minutes

A cinematic journey from the print and drawing rooms of Europe, through the great chapels and museums of Florence, Rome and the Vatican exploring the tempestuous life of Michelangelo, a giant artistic force and universally loved.