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Monday at the Movies – Group of Seven film series
July 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until July 24, 2017
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Join Huntsville Festival of the Arts for a triptych of films delving into the marvel and mystery surrounding some of Canada’s finest artists. Recognized around the globe, the art of the Group of Seven is often lumped into one category but each of its members, and their contemporaries, had a unique style and artistic voice. Come and discover!
Take in one or get a deal when you buy tickets for them all! Tickets are $15 each or $35 for all three, available at the Algonquin Theatre box office
Painted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven
Monday, July 10, 2017 – 7PM
One hundred years since the Group of Seven created Canada’s most iconic paintings, little is known about the artists themselves. Past meets present in a beautiful film energized by breathtaking aerial and landscape cinematography, exploring the rivers and lakes of Algoma and the land north of Superior.
West Wind: The Vision of Tom Thomson
Monday, July 17, 2017 – 7 PM
Tom Thomson is one of Canada’s most beloved painters. Described as our “greatest colourist” and “our Van Gogh”, Thomson’s expressive and vibrant interpretations of the northern landscape have become iconic representations of Canada. On July 8, 1917, just as he was reaching ascendancy in his craft, Thomson paddled across Canoe Lake and disappeared. His body surfaced 8 days later. The cause of his death remains a mystery.
Where the Universe Sings: The Spiritual Journey of Lawren Harris
Monday, July 24, 2017 – 7 PM
An intimate portrait of Canada’s most renowned artist, and the expansive landscapes that inspired him. Co-founder and leader of the legendary Group of Seven, Harris has become the most valued artist in Canadian history. His canvasses routinely sell at auction for several million dollars.Who was this curious man, and what led this driven man to the spiritual realm of stylized abstraction?