Lo schermo dell'arte Film Festival

Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi
05/03 - 08/03/2020


In compliance with the precautionary measures taken by the authorities, the Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi has cancelled the events scheduled until Sunday 8 March 2020.


From Thursday 5 until Sunday 8 March
Lo schermo dell'arte Film Festival

For the seventh consecutive year, a selection of the last edition of Lo schermo dell’arte Film Festival is presented at the Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi, with documentaries dedicated to major figures of the art world and with films by artists. This year's edition features documentaries on Ettore Spalletti and Barbara Rubin, films by international artists such as Jeremy Deller and Masbedo, as well as talks and insights.

The performance Chroma Keys by Motus theatre company will inaugurate the survey.

Founded in 2008 in Florence, the festival is a project dedicated to exploring, analysing and promoting the complex relations between contemporary art and cinema. Since 2014 it collaborates with Palazzo Grassi on curating a selection dedicated to the Teatrino.

Download the programme


Thursday 5 March
6 pm and 8 pm
Chroma Keys, a performance by Motus

9 pm
Barbara Rubin and the Exploding NY Underground by Chuck Smith, 2018, 78’

Friday 6 March
6 pm
Welcome Palermo by MASBEDO, 2018-2019, 75’
In the presence of the artists

7.45 pm
America by Garrett Bradley, 2019, 30'

8.30 pm
The Proposal by Jill Magid, 2018, 82’

Saturday 7 March
6 pm
Putin’s Happy by Jeremy Deller, 2019, 40’
Courtesy of the artist and The Modern Institute, Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow

6.45 pm
Olafur Eliasson: Miracles of Rare Device by John O’Rourke, 2019, 61’

8 pm
Triple-Chaser by Forensic Architecture, 2019, 11’

8.15 pm
Walled Unwalled by Lawrence Abu Hamdan, 2018, 21’

Sunday 8 March
5 pm
Beyond the Visible. Hilma af Klint by Halina Dyrschka, 2019, 93'

6.45 pm
Ettore Spalletti. by Alessandra Galletta, 2019, 89’

Films screened in the original language with Italian subtitles.
Free entry until capacity is reached. Members can access the Teatrino 30 minutes before the start of the event.