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Kieślowski in Posters - September Art Show

Steam Whistle hosts Kieślowski in Posters: The Films of Krzysztof Kieślowski in World Film Posters.

Update: Piers Handling, Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Toronto International Film Festival will be one of the featured speakers at the opening reception.

Cinematic master Krzystof Kieslowski exhibits at Steam Whistle’s Art Gallery from August 31st to September 10th. On loan from the Film Museum in Łódź, Kieślowski in Posters is an exhibition showcasing world movie posters from Krzysztof Kieślowski - director of such masterpieces as Oscar nominated the Three Colours Trilogy, Decalogue and The Double Life of Véronique. Kieślowski created films that speak a universal language and is known and respected by cinema lovers worldwide.

Marking the 70th anniversary of his birth and the 15th anniversary of his death, the Film Museum in Łódź along with the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Toronto and YouNxt proudly present the North American premiere of Kieślowski in Posters: The Films of Krzysztof Kieślowski in World Film Posters.

The collection, which spans the years 1976 to 1994, consists of 48 film posters from countries such as: Spain, Italy, Israel, Japan, the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Poland. It’s travelled the world and in September will debut in Canada during the film festival action.  A limited engagement, the exhibition will be on display at the Steam Whistle Gallery from August 31st to September 10th.

The opening reception will take place on Wednesday August 31st from 7:00pm-11:00pm at Steam Whistle Brewery (The Roundhouse, 255 Bremner Blvd.,Toronto) and will be on display during regular brewery operating hours until September 10th.

About Steam Whistle Gallery:

Steam Whistle Brewing hosts monthly art exhibitions in their Retail & Hospitality area to showcase local creative talent. Although many exhibitors are established artists, some are showing for the first time. Steam Whistle does not charge rent for their gallery space, nor is a commission earned on any works that are sold. At the close of each show, one piece from the show (of the artist’s choice) is donated to their permanent collection bringing further profile to artists through the thousands of visitors to the brewery annually.

All exhibitions are open free to the public- Monday to Thursday from 12 noon to 6 pm, Friday and Saturday from 11 am -6pm, and Sunday from 11am to 5 pm.  Steam Whistle Brewing - The Roundhouse - 255 Bremner Blvd.  Toronto. ( just south of the CN Tower)

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2011
End Date: Saturday, September 10, 2011
Event Type: Art
Location: Steam Whistle Brewery (255 Bremner Blvd)
Time: Opening reception Aug 31st (7:00-11:00pm)
Ticket: Free