Frida Kahlo

@ Gala Theatre and Cinema

Book Now

06 July 2020

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

Venue
Gala Theatre and Cinema
Millennium Place
Durham
DH1 1WA

Book Now

FollowUs

Events Finder
Calendar

Search

Join the club and receive special offers for events and much more
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

WhatsOn Blog

View All

PREVIEW: Line up announced for new online theatre festival

The list of County Durham artists who will take part in a series of exciting virtual theatre performances has been revealed.

Read More

PREVIEW: Something to look forward to with theatres...

With a number of productions taking place in theatres towards the end of the year, there is defiantly something you can look forward to when theatres reopen around the North East.

Read More