January 26, 2008
by Canadian Architect
Taking place in Toronto, the Reel Artists Film Festival enters its fifth exciting year with a captivating selection of documentaries about visual artists. Many of the filmmakers will be present to introduce their films and take part in special post-screening conversations.
Organized by Ann Webb, the festival runs from February 21-24, 2008, and includes the following features:
Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe (James Crump, 2007, 72 minutes)
Robert Wilson: Video Portraits (Marina Zenovich, 2008, 27 minutes)
Takashi Murakami (Marina Zenovich, 2008, 27 minutes)
Jeff Wall: Retrospective (Michael Blackwood, 2007, 58 minutes)
Rodin: The Sculptor’s View (Jake Auerbach, 2006, 53 minutes)
The Art of Henry Moore (John Wyver, 2004, 60 minutes)
Richard SerraTo See is to Think (Maria Anna Tappeiner, 2006, 43 minutes)
Beuys and Beuys (Peter Schiering, 2006, 35 minutes)
Anish Kapoor (John Wyver, 2007, 27 minutes)
Here Is Always Somewhere Else: The Life of Bas Jan Ader (Rene Daalder, 2006, 70 minutes)
Philip JohnsonDiary of an Eccentric Architect (Barbara Wolf, 1996, 55 minutes)
Citizen Lambert: Joan of Architecture (Teri Wehn-Damisch, 2006, 52 minutes)
For complete details on the festival schedule, please visit www.canadianart.ca/microsites/REELARTISTS//schedule/
The Reel Artists Film Festival is a project of the Canadian Art Foundation, a charitable organization established to foster and support the visual arts in Canada. The foundation celebrates artists and their creativity with a nationwide educational program of events, lectures, competitions, publications and other initiatives.
To purchase tickets, please visit www.canadianart.ca/REELARTISTS/tickets or call 416.368.8854 ext. 102.