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Movies at the Museum:
Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang

Feb 24, 2017
7:00 PM
637 E. Hyman Ave

Presenting a wide range of themes, film screenings at the AAM reveal important perspectives of filmmakers and artists of our time.

Winter Theme: Artist Documentaries

This winter, explore the artistic process through a first-hand look at the lives and works of leading contemporary artists. These recently released documentaries provide rare, unprecedented access into the creation and display of the art that defines our times.

About the Film

Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang
2016

Directed by Kevin Macdonald
76 minutes
Not Rated

Known for his spectacular pyrotechnic displays, Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang creates his most ambitious and perhaps personal project yet in this breathtaking documentary. Drawing ties to Black Lightning, created in conjunction with the opening of the new AAM, the film traces the artist’s tireless journey to realize his explosive vision.

Black Lightning was generously underwritten by Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson.

AAM education programs are made possible by the Questrom Education Fund. Additional support for Movies at the Museum is provided by the Etkin Family Digital Media and Moving Image Fund.
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