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Film screening of William Kentridge, Triumphs and Laments

01.06.2017 at 6 pm

Published at:22.05.2017

MOCAK the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow has joined the international project to show simultaneously the film William Kentridge, Triumphs and Laments directed by Giovanni Troilo in museums all over the world. You are invited to attend the screening on Thursday 1 June at 6 pm. The event accompanies the exhibition Art in Art. Free admission.

It is here in Krakow that the takes place one-off showing of the film that will also be shown in Rome, New York, Munich, Buenos Aires, Toronto, Athens, León, the Canaries, Lisbon, Zagreb, Palermo, Moscow, Bologne, Jerusalem and Dubai.

The subject of the film directed by Giovanni Troilo is the installation created by William Kentridge and described as one of the most important works of contemporary art ever to have been created in Rome. In Triumphs and Laments, Kentridge’s art has been mediated in another language – this time, cinematic. This is significant as Kentridge’s project – which, unlike the Colloseum or the Pantheon is ephemeral – will in the next few years disappear from Rome’s urban landscape – its only remaining testimony – this film by Troilo.

In MOCAK the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow you can see the first and so far the only showing of the film William Kentridge, Triumphs and Laments.

Directed: Giovanni Troilo
Producers: Andrea Patierno, Beatrice Bulgari
Authors: Gaia Baldini, Giovanni Troilo
Editing: Simone Veneroso
Soundtrack: Philip Miller, Pietro Santangelo
Production: Todos Contentos y Yo Tambien and In Between Art Film in collaboration with Sky Arte HD, Rai Cinema, Lia Rumma oraz Tevereterno
Length: 70 min

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