5 Must See Films During Art Basel 2013

November 27, 2013

The international art community will reconvene next month in Miami Beach, Florida for the world-renowned art extravaganza, Art Basel. With multitudes of galleries from across the globe showcasing the best in modern and contemporary artwork, Miami Beach will be a hotspot for international tourists and art enthusiasts looking to experience the historical work.  The official Art Basel public kick-off date is December 5th and the show will run through the evening of the 8th with fantastic exhibitions of paintings, sculptures, drawings, installations, photographs, artist talks and films.


One of Art Basel’s more tailored sectors to its host city next month will be the outdoor film exhibitions. Featured on the 7,000-square-foot projection wall of the Frank Gehry designed New World Center, Art Basel will blend incredible film with the incomparable Miami weather for the ultimate viewer experience.  Additional screenings will be held within personal viewing pods inside the Miami Beach Convention Center. Here are the 5 must-see free films during Art Basel Miami this year:


Farewell to the Past: Yinka Shonibare MBE


Yinka Shonibare MBE’s Farewell to the Past will be shown on Friday December 6th, 2013 from 9-10p.m. and has a run time of approximately 65 minutes.


Nan Goldin - I Remember Your Face a film by Sabine Lidl


This film will be shown on Friday, December 6th at 8:30p.m. and will be followed by a Q&A with the artist and film director. This will be the United States premiere of the film. See the trailer here.

Location: Colony Theatre


Arabesque and Reanimation: Dara Birnbaum and Joan Jonas


This film will be screened on Thursday December 5th from 10-11p.m with a runtime of 52 minutes.


Fantasia For Dissonant Harmonies


Fantasia for Dissonant Harmonies will be screened at 10p.m. on Saturday December 7th. Approximate Runtime: 68 minutes


New Dream Machine and Other Films


This program will feature four very different films on Thursday, December 4th from 9-10p.m.


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