Cameo Cinemas COVID-19 Updates →
Loading

Cameo Cinemas

Book Tickets

Select day

Previous Next

Book a session

Also showing at our sister cinemas, Classic Cinemas and Lido Cinemas

Celebrate the art of Camille Pissarro, the father of Impressionism!

Celebrate the beginnings of the Impressionist movement with a look back at the art of Pissarro, the artist who started it all!

It was a dramatic path that Pissarro followed, and throughout it all he wrote extensively to his family. It is through these intimate and revealing letters that this gripping film reveals Pissarro’s life and work.

Born in the West Indies, Pissarro found his passion in paint as a young man in Paris, and by the age of 43 had corralled a group of enthusiastic artists into a new collective. Their first show was scorned by the critics, but the group had acquired a new name: the Impressionists. For the next 40 years Pissarro was the driving force behind what has today become the world’s favourite artistic movement.

The Ashmolean Museum has a long tradition of excellence. As the UK’s first ever public museum  it houses a wonderfully rich collection, including the remarkable Pissarro archive. With exclusive access to most extensive archive of any Impressionist painter, and to the first major Pissarro retrospective in four decades, this film explores and highlights the enthralling and hugely important biography and output of an incredible artist.

Rating

CTC

Duration

90

Director

David Bickerstaff

Events and promotions linked to this film

Can't decide? What about...

Don't Look Up

Release Date: 09 Dec 2021

Add Reminder
Delicious

Release Date: 26 Dec 2021

Add Reminder
A King in New York (1957)

Release Date: 15 Oct 2022

Add Reminder
Limelight (1952)

Release Date: 17 Sep 2022

Add Reminder
Met Opera: Hamlet

Release Date: 03 Sep 2022

Add Reminder
Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

Release Date: 20 Aug 2022

Add Reminder

Release Date: 06 Aug 2022

Add Reminder
Previous Next