ART FILM - FRIDA
-Tuesday 5 December, 2023
- 16:00 H
- Darocas Studio Benitachell
- Fee * Donation
FRIDA, the 2002 biopic directed by Julie Taymor, is a visually stunning portrayal of the life of renowned Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, starring Salma Hayek in the titular role. While the film received critical acclaim for its artistic elements and performances, it also took creative liberties with certain aspects of Kahlo's life, prompting discussions about the accuracy of the portrayal.
Viewers should approach the film as a work of art inspired by Kahlo rather than a strict biography. To gain a more accurate understanding of Kahlo's life, it's advisable to take first take the SpainLifestyle.com class on Frida, which explores the truths about her life and art.
Karla Ingleton Darocas, arts historian, will be on hand to point out the notable differences between the Hollywood movie "Frida" and the real-life Frida Kahlo.