Easter in Art Documentary
An EXHIBITION ON SCREEN documentary, Easter in Art will be shown. This screening is in collaboration with Washington Art Association.
The story of Christ’s death and resurrection has dominated western culture for the past 2000 years. It is perhaps the most significant historical event of all time, as recounted by the gospels but, equally, as depicted by the greatest artists in history.
From the triumphant to the savage, the ethereal to the tactical, some of western civilization’s greatest artworks focus on this pivotal moment. This beautifully crafted film explores the Easter story as depicted in art, from the time of the early Christians to the present day.
Shot on location in Jerusalem, United States and throughout Europe, the film explores different ways artists have depicted the Easter story through the ages.
Directed by Phil Grabsky. 1h 25 min.