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The Painter and the Thief

Film screening and guided tour of the Autumn Exhibition
Thursday 30.09.21
Kunstneren og tyven

LEO Filmklubb proudly presents the documentary film The Painter and the Thief directed by Benjamin Ree. Before the screening, you can join us on a free guided tour of the Autumn Exhibition. After the screening, there will be free pizza for everyone.


18:00 Guided tour of the Autumn Exhibition

19:00 Screening of The Painter and the Thief

20:40 Free pizza at the restaurant

About the film

In Benjamin Ree's critically acclaimed and captivating documentary, a painter meets the thief who stole her art - and ends up painting him. The film won the Special Jury Award for Creative Storytelling at the Sundance Film Festival. This is the first time a documentary by a Norwegian director has competed in Sundance, and the film has been met with great critical acclaim.

About the filmmaker

Benjamin Ree (b. 1989) has created 15 short documentaries, including Dreaming of the Golden Eagle, which premiered at International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam in 2012. His first feature documentary, Magnus (2016), about the best chess player in the world, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2016 and was sold to 64 countries.

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