May 1, 15: POMPEII CITY – the art influencer

POMPEII CITY – the art influencer – latest release in the Art Beats series

RAGLAN MOVIES at the OLD SCHOOL, 5 Stewart Street, Raglan

POMPEII CITY – the art influencer: Doc. Exempt 90 mins English

  • Saturday 1st May 8.00pm
  • Sunday 15th May 5.45pm

Book online: raglanmovies.nz, call into the Old School office Mon-Fri 10am to 2pm. (Office closed public holidays)

Door sales from 30 mins before session times.

Licensed bar & homemade snacks on sale at all screenings.

Adults $15, Concession $12, RCAC Members $12, Children $8.
The reduced concession rate is for $12 concession (student, seniors or CS cards).

Pompeii the city, its influence on art and culture from Pliny the Younger to Picasso, from Emily Dickinson to Jean Cocteau. Latest release in the Art Beats series. This documentary explores Pompeii, that city cloaked in mystery which, over the course of history, has influenced culture and art, from Neoclassicism to Contemporary Art, through images and words by the great artists and writers who experienced, visited and imagined it.

The film doesn’t just deal with the volcano eruption, which has gone down in history, but with what the city of Pompeii itself was actually like: how its citizens lived their lives, spent their free time, experienced pleasure, passion, religion and their fate.

DIRECTED BY: Papi Corsicato

NARRATED BY: Isabella Rossellini

2021 Documentary Exempt 90 mins English

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