Loving Vincent

Date: Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Bow Tie Squire Cinemas (115 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck)

Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman | Poland, UK | English | 93 min | Narrative  

The world’s first fully painted feature film brings the paintings of Vincent Van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story.

A narrative blend of fact and fiction, the film unravels the strange and mysterious circumstances surrounding the iconic painter’s death while in the process revealing unique insights about his life. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is hand-painted by115 professional oil-painters producing a film truly unlike any other.

Awards: Golden Globe Nominees, European Film Award Winner – Best Animated Feature, Audience Award Winner – Annecy Int’l Festival of Animated Films

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER: Martha Hollander | Art Historian and Professor at Hofstra University
Martha Hollander is Professor of Art History at Hofstra University. She is the author of An Entrance for the Eyes: Space and Meaning in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art.  An Entrance For The Eyes: Space and Meaning in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art as well as various articles on seventeenth-century Dutch art and culture, as well as costume and film.  She is also an award-wining poet and translator.