Come Along Do: Camille Claudel 191515. Jul - 15. Jul 14 / ended Chapter
Film starts at 6pm. Discussion starts at 8pm
oin us after the screening of Camille Claudel 1915 on Tuesday July 15 for Come Along Do, an informal and lively platform for discussion around art and film, led by Gill Nicol. Whether you have something burning to say or would simply like to listen and ponder over the film, just come along - everyone is welcome.
Famed sculptress and rebellious lover of Rodin, Camille Claudel was committed to an asylum by her conservative family in 1913 and remained confined until she died 30 years later. In this brutally austere film, we wait with Camille, powerfully embodied by Binoche, as she expects a visit from her brother Paul. Using a cast of real patients and their carers and dialogue from letters exchanged between Camille and her brother, the film asks important questions about art and madness and how we deal with “troublesome” women.
Watch the teaser trailer here: http://vimeo.com/64881667
Film starts at 6pm
Discussion starts at 8pm
Tickets £2.50. Tickets for the film must be bought separately.
Gill Nicol trained as an artist and has worked for numerous organisations including Ikon Gallery in Birmingham, Tate Liverpool and Arnolfini in Bristol. She now runs Lightsgoingon, working to make contemporary at accessible, for as many people as possible, through workshops and events.
Previous Come Along Do discussions have followed Under The Skin, McCullin, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, The Artist is Present, Shame, Notebooks on Cities and Clothes, The Lebanese Rocket Society and 12 Years a Slave. The diverse films we select span a variety of art-forms and are rich in opportunity for conversation and debate. Keep an eye on our Gallery events page and Chapter Cinema listings for upcoming collaborative events.
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