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Film, Thu 10 Nov 2016

Revolution: New Art for a New World

Revolution: New Art for a New World


Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Margy Kinmonth, Revolution: New Art for a New World is a bold and exciting feature documentary that encapsulates a momentous period in the history of Russia and the Russian Avant-Garde. It features the voices of Matthew MacFadyen, James Fleet, Tom Hollander, Daisy Bevan and Eleanor TomlinsonDrawing on the collections of major Russian institutions, contributions from contemporary artists, curators and performers and personal testimony from the descendants of those involved, the film brings the artists of the Russian Avant-Garde to life. It tells the stories of artists like Chagall, Kandinsky and Malevich - pioneers who flourished in response to the challenge of building a new art for a new world, only to be broken by implacable authority after 15 short years and silenced by Stalin’s Socialist Realism.Yet these remarkable artworks survived and the Russian Avant-Garde continues to exert an influence over contemporary art movements. Revolution: New Art for a New World confirms this; exploring the fascination that these colourful paintings, inventive sculptures and propaganda posters retain over the modern consciousness 100 years on.

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site light refreshments

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Thu 10 Nov 2016 19:00 to 22:00
10 Nov 2016

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    Cardigan Field,
    Kirkstall Road,
    LS4 2DG



    See location of Vue Cinema - Leeds Kirkstall Road on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 275343  Lat: 53.80426 Long: -1.58390

    By Car:

    From Leeds take the A65 towards Ilkley. After going under a large viaduct and a Shell garage, the entrance to the complex is on your left with a slip lane for entry.

    By Public Transport:

    All buses serving the Kirkstall Road go past the cinema including the numbers 15 and 33 from Leeds bus station.

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Burley Park station


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Cash PointCash Point
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments