Artists in the Movies: “Frida” at the Guilford Free Library
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September 19, 2016 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for three great films depicting the creative process of a great artist. Maureen Belden, director of the Guilford Art Center, will give a short introduction to each film.
“Frida” (2002) 123 mins. R
Surrealist Mexican painter Frida Kahlo is the subject of this Julie Taymor-directed biopic that depicts Frida’s upbringing in Mexico City, her tumultuous marriage to fellow artist Diego Rivera, and her ultimate recognition as a prominent artist. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and controversial affair with Leon Trotsky, to her provocative and romantic entanglements with women, Frida Kahlo lived a bold and uncompromising life as a political, artistic, and sexual revolutionary. Salma Hayek stars as Frida, while Alfred Molina plays Diego Rivera. Frida also features Mia Maestro, Antonio Banderas, Geoffrey Rush, Valeria Golino, Ashley Judd, Roger Rees, and Edward Norton.
Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Guilford Art Center.
Free and open to all. Please register.