RBFS presents MANET: PORTRAYING LIFE opening at the Cinema Art Theater

February 6th, 2018 - 1:30 pm
The Rehoboth Beach Film Society continues the Journeys in Art History film series which introduces the works of history’s greatest painters and provides opportunities to view blockbuster art exhibitions from galleries worldwide.  In February, the series presents the revealing Exhibition on Screen film, MANET: PORTRAYING LIFE, on Tuesday, February 6 at 1:30 PM and February 27 at 1:30 pm. All screenings take place at the Cinema Art Theater, 17701 Dartmouth Drive, Dartmouth Plaza (behind the Lewes Wawa).
The extremely popular exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London was the first ever retrospective devoted to the portraiture of Edouard Manet. Spanning this enigmatic and, at times, controversial artist’s entire career, the exhibition brought together works from across Europe, Asia and the USA, revealing Manet’s forward-thinking, modern approach to portraiture. The film gives the audience exclusive behind-the-scenes moments of the exhibition’s preparation, while interweaving a detailed, superbly crafted biography of Manet and 19th century Paris. Host Tim Marlow and special guests look at the craft of one of the all-time great artists, the ‘father of modern art’. [2013, UK, Runtime: 92 minutes, Not Rated].
Admission is $9 for members and $10 for future members. Tickets can be purchased online at www.rehobothfilm.com or by calling 302-645-9095. Available seats will be sold at the door 30 minutes before starting time.
The mission of the RBFS is promoting cinematic arts and providing education and cultural enrichment for our community. The Film Society sponsors ongoing screenings, special events, and the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival (Nov 1 -11, 2018). Having met all the requirements for best practices in nonprofit management, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society is accredited by the Standards for Excellence Institute®. This organization is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com. For more information on this series, other events, or to become a member, visit the Rehoboth Beach Film Society website at www.rehobothfilm.com,or call 302-645-9095. 

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