This spring, the Cleveland Museum of Art along with the Cleveland Cinematheque join forces to present 14 films by the celebrated contemporary Taiwanese filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien. Eight of the movies will screen between May 2 and June 19 at the Cinematheque, and six will be featured at the CMA between May 6 and 27 at the CMA. We caught up with John Ewing, curator of film, to discuss the series, "Also Like Life."
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Bookmark our blog and stay connected with our new Five Things Happening This Week updates from the Cleveland Museum of Art. This week, London-based artists Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin will speak as part of the Contemporary Artist Lecture Series on Saturday, enjoy live music in the galleries, MIX: Soul is Friday, watch Harlem Street Singer as it makes its Cleveland premiere at the museum, and more!
Bookmark our blog and stay connected with our new Five Things You Need to Know updates from the Cleveland Museum of Art. This week, Chanticleer returns for a live performance in Gartner Auditorium, Smiling Through the Apocalypse makes its Cleveland premiere at the museum, and more!
On Monday, January 19, the Cleveland Museum of Art will open its doors for a free daylong celebration of art, music, and film in celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Family-friendly activities, storytelling, and song will fill the galleries to honor Dr. King’s vision of altruism and acceptance. The day will culminate with a special screening of Hate Crimes in the Heartland, a groundbreaking documentary that explores media coverage of hate crimes in America. Following the film, a panel of religious, civic, and activist leaders as well as the film's producer and writer, will discuss local challenges to diversity and share thoughts on service-related responses to hate. We caught up with Rachel Lyon, writer and producer of Hate Crimes in the Heartland before the Cleveland screening to get some insight on why she decided to make this film.
Inspired by the museum's current special exhibition, Forbidden Games: Surrealist and Modernist Photography, this year's holiday film festival, titled The Persistence of Surrealism, features essential classics from nine decades of surrealist cinema. In this podcast, we caught up with the museum's Curator of Film, John Ewing, for some insight into each of these films. Take a listen to learn more, and check out the films December 26 through 31 at the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Roman Signer is thought by many to be Switzerland’s most important artist and undoubtedly one of the major figures in international contemporary art since the early 1970s. On Saturday, July 26, Signer will present a selection of his films, with commentary, at his only public appearance in the United States at the Cleveland Museum of Art. In the meantime, if you aren't familiar with Roman Signer, here are five things you need to know from the CMA's Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Reto Thüring.
One of the city’s most popular and beloved events is upon us. The 37th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) runs through Sunday, April 14 at Tower City Cinemas. Each year, the Cleveland Museum of Art partners with the festival to sponsor a film, and this year is no exception. We sat down with John Ewing, curator of film, to talk to him about the festival and our film The Painting.