Exhibition on Screen: Klimt and the Kiss12A

Directed by Ali Ray | UK | 2023 | 1h 29m

Gustav Klimt’s “The Kiss” stands as one of the world’s most iconic and widely reproduced paintings. Painted in Vienna circa 1908, this enigmatic portrayal of an unidentified entwined couple continues to enchant audiences with its mystique and sensuality. This richly detailed documentary offers an glimpse into the opulent Art Nouveau era in Vienna during the turn of the 20th century, as well as the scandalous life of the artist behind this timeless masterpiece.

Reviews

‘There is plenty to discover about the iconic, poster-friendly image as well as the artist’s influences and obsessions’
Andrew Pulver, The Guardian

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We showed Exhibition on Screen: Klimt and the Kiss between November 12, 2023 and November 15, 2023.

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Today (Monday 22nd April)

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Tomorrow (Tuesday 23rd April)

18:15

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20:30

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2h 2m | Arabic, French & Wolof w/ English subtitles
Deeply emotional and humane drama, based on firsthand testimonies, exploring the hope, heartbreak, and harsh realities of migrant experiences. Nominated for Best International Feature at this year’s Oscars.

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Our beautiful art deco inspired auditorium can be found just off East Oxford's Cowley Road. We are open 7 days a week. We open the cinema and box office 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of each film, and the Box Office then closes 10 minutes after the film starts. We don’t show adverts, just a couple of trailers, so don't be late as the film itself starts very close to the advertised time!