This July, the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Painted Poetry on Film series will continue with three Japanese films spanning the 1950s to the 1990s. Japan has a rich film heritage and the screenings include films from some of the country’s most important filmmakers: Akira Kurosawa, Kenji Mizoguchi, and Masaki Kobayashi.
By Carrie Reese
Marketing and Communications Intern
The Cleveland Museum of Art's film program functions like a year-round film festival. Art house and indie film fans have the opportunity to see unique and beautiful films from around the world each week.The September-October film schedule brings movies from Portugal, France, Britain, Poland, China, Belgium, Germany, Japan and the United States.
Set a course for adventure and tour the Cleveland Museum of Art’s new web site at www.ClevelandArt.org. The new site will change the way you interact with the museum online, with enhanced access to the collection and the option to customize the information you see.
You can look forward to the following new features:
Hollywood has a long and complicated history of portraying Native American peoples. In March and April, the Cleveland Museum of Art will play host to a special film series that examines not only this legacy, but also the contemporary filmmakers who are bringing a new perspective to the image of American Indians on screen.
You’ve seen the exhibition, and now you can see the man … well, versions of the man played by various actors. We’re holding a Gauguin film festival during the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day with three films based on Gauguin’s life.