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From 16 to 19 March

Lo Schermo dell'arte Cinema and Contemporary Art Festival

The Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi presents a selection of films from the 2022 program of Lo Schermo dell'Arte Cinema and Contemporary Art Festival, with documentaries on the protagonists of the art world and artist films.

Four evenings are scheduled, the meeting with the artist Giorgio Andreotta Calò and 11 screenings including those of the films dedicated to Jean-Michel Basquiat, Marina Abramović and David Hammons, and those by the artists Theaster Gates and Rosa Barba.

Born in Florence in 2008, the festival explores, analyzes and promotes the relationship between contemporary art and cinema. Since 2014 Lo Schermo dell'Arte, together with Palazzo Grassi, has curated an exhibition specifically for the audience of the Teatrino, a collaboration that this year celebrates its 10th anniversary. 

To celebrate the 10th edition, Palazzo Grassi and Lo schermo dell'arte, in collaboration with MYmovies, are pleased to offer the public 3 films available for free streaming from Thursday 16 to Sunday 26 March: "The Show MAS Go On” (2014) by Rä di Martino, a film dedicated to a now closed cult place in Rome: the Magazzini Allo Statuto; the documentary “Ettore Spalletti." (2019) by Alessandra Galletta, focused on the great Italian artist; and “Moriyama-San” (2017) by Bêka & Lemoine, from the “Living Architecture” series, which pays homage to the iconic Ryue Nishizawa. The streaming session can be booked here

Screening schedule:

Thursday 16, from 6pm

Ίκαρος (Icarus) by Giorgio Andreotta Calò, Netherlands, Italy, 2022, 30’ 23”
A Flower in the Mouth by Éric Baudelaire, France, 2022, 67’
Back to Basquiat by Pierre-Paul Puljiz, France, 2022, 52’

Friday 17, from 6pm

Time as Perspective by Rosa Barba, 35mm film transferred to digital, 2012, colour, optical sound, 12’
The Empirical Effect di Rosa Barba, film 16mm film transferred to digital, 2010, colour, sound, 22’
Marina Abramović & Ulay: No Predicted End by Kasper Bech Dyg, Denmark, 2022, 95′

Saturday 18, from 5pm

Foragers. Al-Yad Al-Khadra by Jumana Manna, Palestine, 2022, 65’ 
Agrilogistics by Gerard Ortín Castellví, Spain, UK, 2022, sound, 21’
To Unveil a Star by Juul Hondius, Netherlands, 2021, 53’59’’

Sunday 19, from 5pm

A Clay Sermon by Theaster Gates, USA, sound, 2021, 17’
The Melt Goes On Forever: The Art and Times of David Hammons by Harold Crooks and Judd Tully, USA, 2022, 100’