The Powell River Film Festival, now in its 16th year of operation, is a registered non-profit society with charitable status. The Film Festival produces an annual event in February dedicated to showcasing the finest current releases. Our official name is the Friends of Film Society of Powell River.
Monday, February 11
1:30 p.m. Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes
Tuesday, February 12
7:00 p.m. The Price of Everything
What is it about the contemporary art market that holds us mere mortals in thrall? How and why can a shiny, metallic balloon-animal dog sell for $58.4 million, as Jeff Koons’ original did in 2013? Why is some contemporary art now worth 10 times more than what it fetched at auction only 10 or 15 years ago? Kahn seems to have had unlimited access to the billionaire players pushing up prices as well as the behind-the-scenes skullduggery that hypes some artists and suppresses others, and the picture he paints—sometimes cynical, sometimes upbeat—captures the crazy spirit of this crazy time.
|Event Date||02-12-2019 7:00 pm|
|Location||The Patricia Theatre|