The Ackland Film Forum is a collaboration between the Ackland Art Museum and numerous departments at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill highlighting various aspects of the art of cinema and showcasing the aesthetic power of film. Art films, narrative films, and documentaries are chosen by UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and Ackland staff, often in connection with particular courses, campus-wide initiatives, or exhibitions.
Join us this spring for a series of four screenings presented in connection with the Ackland’s current exhibition Walls of Color: The Murals of Hans Hofmann. The selected films will explore Hofmann’s artistic world and the ways in which he also influenced the world of film.
All film screenings will be held in the Hanes Art Center Auditorium (Room 121) next to the Ackland, unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public.
28 February 2016, 1:00-5:00 PM
Hans Hofmann: Artist/Teacher, Teacher/Artist (2003)
Screened on the hour every hour. Presented in connection with Art of Teaching: A Day Celebrating Mentorship in the Arts.
2 March 2016, 6:00 PM
Selected films by Ken Jacobs, student of Hans Hofmann.
Presented in connection with the 2016 CHAT Festival.
8 March 2016, 6:00 PM
Painters Painting (Emile de Antonio, 1973)
10 April 2016, 4:00 PM
Talk and screening with Ken Jacobs, student of Hans Hofmann. This program begins in the Ackland’s galleries.