Film

The Cleveland Museum of Art Presents Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt

Cleveland (March 10, 2016) Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt brings 3,000 years of ancient Egyptian history to life through some of the finest objects from the British Museum’s vast holdings and several of Cleveland’s own masterworks. The first Egyptian art exhibition organized at the Cleveland Museum of Art since 1996, Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt looks past the myth to reveal the carefully designed personas of the Egyptian kings and explore the realities of daily life for the ancient royals.

Also Like Life: The Films of Taiwanese Filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien (Podcast)

Posted on April 30, 2015 by RGoodwin

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."

The Persistence of Surrealism: Tune into the Holiday Film Festival (Podcast)

Posted on December 23, 2014 by RGoodwin

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.

Interview with THE GIRLS IN THE BAND director Judy Chaikin

Posted on November 4, 2013 by RGoodwin

In tribute of the many female artists who paved the way for those today, THE GIRLS IN THE BAND(2011) tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, groundbreaking journeys from the 1920s to today. We catch up with the film's director before the film's screening at the CMA this weekend.

Cleveland International Film Festival: Interview with John Ewing, Curator of Film

Posted on April 3, 2013 by kmiers

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.

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