Old Masters in New
Frames Film Series:
Thursday, November 1, 2012
"Edvard Munch" (1974, 220 min.) Peter Watkins's brilliant docudrama follows the early career of Norwegian painter Edvard Munch. The film will be introduced by Jay Clarke, Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Clark, and author of Becoming Edvard Munch: Influence, Anxiety, and Myth.
*Please note: We’ll be showing the “Special Edition” of this film, as it originally appeared in four 55-minute episodes. For the convenience of viewers unable to stay late on Thursday, this film will be repeated on Friday 10/2, with Parts 1&2 at 1:00 pm and Parts 3&4 at 3:00 pm.
Old Masters in New Frames is a free film series that pairs feature films about famous artists with scholarly interlocutors who put the work in context, offering an introduction and/or leading a post-film discussion.