Masterpiece Theater:

Art Film Series 

 

Our film series is shown at 3:30 pm every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month in the Falmouth Art Center’s Hermann Gallery. Coffee, tea and light refreshments are served.  $5.00 suggested donation per attendee.

 

March 8th: Two parts. Part 1: In 2012 authorities found a hoard of missing artwork stashed in the Munich apartment of a man whose art dealer father had acquired it from Hitler. Part 2: During the Russian Revolution eight bejeweled Fabergé eggs made for the Romanov family vanished. One turned up. Could the others come to light? 88 minutes.

March 22: Set in Paris in 1919, this biopic presents the life of Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, centering, artistically, on his relationship to and rivalry with Pablo Picasso when they both lived in Paris. 128 mins.

April 12:  This documentary celebrates the long-buried talent of the painter who was part of the Provincetown art scene in the early 20th century who produced an astounding body of work.  In 1924 she was committed to an asylum after which time all of her worldly possession were packed into trunks and shipped off to relatives in West Virginia where they collected dust for 40 years. 1 hr. 17 mins.

 April 26: Leonard Nimoy stars in this critically lauded one-man performance that movingly reveals Vincent van Gogh as few knew him.  Based on more than 500 letters exchanged between the two brothers, the play examines the passion and torment of the artist’s life and death as seen through his brother’s eyes.1 hr. 28 mins.

 May 10:  The Impressionists were the world’s most popular artists.  But who were they really? Why and how did they paint?  What lies behind their enduring appeal? Film focuses on Cezanne, Monet, Degas and their compatriots. 90 mins.

May 17: This film is a unique opportunity to behold a remarkable collection of great Rembrandt works. A once-in-a-lifetime event hosted by London’s National Gallery along with Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum. Given exclusive access, the film documents this extraordinary show and interweaves Rembrandt’s life story and behind-the-scenes at the gallery. This exhibition highlights the works he produced during his final years – soulful, honest and in many ways define our image of Rembrandt as man and artist. 97 mins.