Frida Kahlo & Tina Modotti (1983)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Miriam Margolyes

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1983

  • Genres

    Documentary Artists' Moving Image

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • Frida Kahlo and Tina Modotti Alternative
  • Frida and Tina Alternative

Synopsis

Modotti (1896-1942) lived and worked in Mexico during the period of the `Mexican Renaissance'. Kahlo was a painter and Modotti a photographer. Shows how, both as women and artists, they reacted in contrasting ways to the pressures and opportunities of Mexico after the 1910 revolution. Also provides a record of work shown at the exhibition held at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in May 1982.

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