The new Exhibition On Screen season 20-21 begins on 20th October with the long-awaited ‘Frida Kahlo’. The film takes us on a journey through the life of a true icon, discovering her art and uncovering the truth behind her often turbulent life.
This is followed in December by ‘Raphael Revealed’ which tells the story of one of the greatest renaissance artists, and focuses on the 2020 exhibition in Rome, marking the 500th anniversary of his death. More details can be found at exhibitiononscreen.com
Sometimes, when fielding audience questions after screenings of “In Search of Beethoven”Phil Grabsky lets it slip that an early cut of his 2009 documentary stretched to 11 1/2 hours long.
“People have come up to me after and said, ‘Where can we get the 11 1/2-hour version?’ ” marvels the award-winning British filmmaker from his home base in Brighton, East Sussex. “I said ‘No, no, that doesn’t exist; it was a moment’.”
Showing this weekend and next at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, “In Search of Beethoven” is a nuanced and insightful cinematic portrait…
The film was produced with the world’s leading orchestras and musician and is told through a 25,000-mile journey along every route Mozart followed. This is a detective story that takes us to the heart of genius.
This definitive and much-loved series is not to be missed on the big screen! Beethoven Year 2020 is a major European event.
Narrated by Bafta-nominated actress Juliet Stevenson.
The first of our Great Composers Season of 5 films – In Search of Beethoven – is in cinemas from 16th December for a limited time. Australia’s Eastern Reporter calls it “The best Beethoven film ever made”. High praise indeed.
Five films to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth.
Join us in celebrating four of the greatest composers (Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin, Haydn), for the exclusive re-release of the critically acclaimed award-winning In Search Of series, with a worldwide special event cinema screening to mark each of their respective birthdays. Starting on 16th December 2019 with IN SEARCH OF BEETHOVEN and leading up to a special event on Beethoven’s 250th birthday on 16th December 2020 – a screening of the remarkable CONCERTO – A BEETHOVEN JOURNEY. This definitive and much-loved series is not to be missed on the big screen! Beethoven Year 2020 is a major European event.
In Search of Beethoven – 16 December 2019 (Beethoven’s birthday)
In Search of Mozart – 27 January 2020 (Mozart’s birthday)
In Search of Chopin – 1st March 2020 (Chopin’s birthday)
In Search of Haydn – 31st March 2020 (Haydn’s birthday)
Concerto: A Beethoven Journey – 16th December 2020
We’re very excited about the forthcoming Season 7 from EXHIBITION ON SCREEN. Starting in October 2019 with Leonardo: The Works, marking the 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death. All of his paintings will be shown in Ultra-HD on the big screen for the first time ever.
The new season of #GreatArt is now showing on ITV in the UK. The season of five films began with Young Picasso and continues with Goya: Visions of Flesh and Blood, which is the Sunday Times Critics Choice for this week. Each programme will be available for catch-up on the ITV Player for a limited period. Don’t miss them!
Our feature ‘Painting of the Week’ is proving very popular and is full of fascinating detail about a different work of art every week. You can follow us on Facebook to catch Phil’s weekly selection. #paintingoftheweek