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
Directed by Kevin Macdonald
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.
Tuesday–Sunday, 10 AM–6 PM
General operating support is provided by Colorado Creative Industries. CCI and its activities are made possible through an annual appropriation from the Colorado General Assembly and federal funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.