Exhibition on Screen: Vincent Van Gogh

VINCENT VAN GOGH: A NEW WAY OF SEEING

with exclusive access to the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

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Screening from 18 April, 2015

Enjoying complete and unprecedented access to the treasures of Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum, this is a surprising new film about one of the world’s favourite artists, marking both a major re-showing of the gallery’s collection and a celebration of the 125th anniversary of Van Gogh’s death. Experience the wonder of seeing these masterpieces on the big screen while specially invited guests, including world-renowned curators and art historians, offer their interpretations and explanations of his work. With exclusive new research revealing incredible recent discoveries, the Van Gogh Museum has helped craft a cinema experience like no other. Not to be missed.

Vincent Van Gogh was a prolific letter-writer – and the film has worked its way through the entire collection to choose the most revealing and moving moments, with actor Jamie de Courcey (Downton Abbey) as Van Gogh bringing to life these illuminating letters to his family and friends, making the film accessible to all ages.

The film also offers exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the Van Gogh Museum as it engages in this complete re-hang. Among the key interviewees are Vincent Willem Van Gogh (great grandson of Theo van Gogh), Dominique-Charles Janssens (President of the Institute Van Gogh), Axel Rüger (Director, Van Gogh Museum) and Van Gogh Museum Senior Researchers Teio Meedendorp and Louis van Tilborgh.

Produced by Phil Grabsky, directed by Australian documentary filmmaker David Bickerstaff. TRAILER INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR DAVID BICKERSTAFF