Aug 31, 2016, 6pm Sep 14, 2016, 6pm
Join us for full length screenings of WATERMARK, the documentary film that accompanies Edward Burtynsky’s WATER photography exhibition, now on view in Steele Gallery. Created by award winning filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier in collaboration with Burtynsky, the film brings together diverse stories from twenty countries across the globe, bearing witness to the many ways humans interact with, use, and control our most valuable resource. The film screenings will be introduced by Dan Childers, Professor in the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University. He is co-Director of the Urban Sustainability Research Coordination Network, which is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). He has also been the Director of the F... (View more)

Contemporary Forum 2016 Summer Film Festival: Beltracchi – The Art of Forgery

Sep 21, 2016, 6:30pm
Join us for another installation of the free Contemporary Forum Summer Film Series. In Beltracchi - The Art of Forgery, Beltracchi and his wife, Helen, chat openly and with great wit and charm, about their adventures in an overheated art world ruled by blind greed. Full of witty dialogue, the film defines Beltracchi's talent as a painter and reveals his expertise of paintings from the postwar era by conning art experts, museums, and auction houses from around the world. This film screening is free and open to the public. Part of #FreeAfterThree Wednesdays! Runtime: 93 minutes. Reserve tickets here.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Sep 25, 2016, 2pm
Filmgoers in Arizona will unite with audiences in over 250 cities spanning six continents to view and judge the work of the next generation of filmmakers from around the world when the 19th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival screens at Phoenix Art Museum. The 10 MANHATTAN SHORT finalists hail from eight countries, with France and Australia represented by two films each. These Final 10 short films represent the best among a record 844 submissions from 52 countries received by Manhattan Short for 2016, testimony to the enduring vibrancy and creativity of the short film genre. In addition, for the first time, all of the Final 10 short films are Oscar-qualified, meaning they are automatically eligible for an Academy Award nomination. The Final 10 are: T... (View more)

An Economy of Grace

Sep 28, 2016, 6pm
Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace, directed by Jeffrey Dupre, documents Wiley’s first body of work centering on the female figure. Inspired by the aristocratic tradition of fashion as a mark of class distinction, Wiley collaborates with Riccardo Tisci, Fashion Designer at the French couture firm Givenchy, who designs luxurious flowing gowns worn by each of the women depicted. As seen in 18th-and 19th-century European paintings, these portraits of leading women in society embody absolute grace and glamour. Runtime: 39 mins. Short Film/Biography. This film screening is free and open to the public. Reserve your tickets at tickets.phxart.org

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