Islands & Christo In Paris


Series: Christo & Jeanne-Claude
Date: Thursday 18 February 2016 : 19.00
Speaker: Member's Screening

AA Member's Screening of 2 films by the Maysles Brothers about the artist's Christo and Jeanne-Claude 


Islands


A film that further explores the artists' fusion of culture, enviroment and politics. Christo and Jeanne-Claude's fight for permission to surround eleven islands in Miami's Biscayne Bay with 6.5 millions square feet of bright pink fabric, interwoven with struggle to wrap the Pont Neuf in Paris and the Reichstag in Berlin. 


Albert Maysles, David Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin/ 1986, 57 minutes


Christo In Paris


Winner of the Grand Prize at the Amsterdam Film Festival and Best Cinematography at the Sundance Film Festival, Christo in Paris explores Christo's escape from Bulgaria, his early years as a struggling artist, his romance with Jeanne-Claude and the fulfilment of ten-year obsession: the wrapping of the Pont Neuf in Paris.


Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Deborah Dickson and Susan Froemke/ 1990, 58 minutes


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Umbrellas


Series: Christo & Jeanne-Claude
Date: Thursday 17 March 2016 : 19.00
Speaker: Member's Screening

AA Member's Screening of a film by the Maysles Brothers about the artist's Christo and Jeanne-Claude 


Umbrellas


East and West are brought together through the medium of art: 1,340 blue umbrellas are opened in a rice-farming valley in the Japanese province of Ibaraki and 1,760 yellow umbrellas across a cluster of cattle ranches in the rolling hills of southern California. A beautiful journey filled with both triumph and tragedy.


Albert Maysles, Henry Corra and Grahame Weinbren/ 1995, 81 minutes


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