The Mercer Island Arts Council’s film series returns with a new name and a fresh look to celebrate the 15th year of FREE movies on Mercer Island!
Join us for Friday Night Films and discover the “Art of Film” through a dozen movies about visual arts, dance, music, theater, and more. From musicals to documentaries, animated features to biopics, this season will delight art lovers of all ages.
Most screenings start at 7:30 pm at Aljoya, where film historian Lance Rhoades sets the stage with an introduction for each film and then leads a Q&A to share more insights and interesting facts. All films are free and open to the public.
Visit www.mercergov.org/fridayfilms for the full 2019 lineup.
Loving Vincent (Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, 2017)
Friday, October 25 | 7:30 pm | Aljoya, 2430 76th Avenue SE| FREE
This cinematic marvel explores the life and death of painter Vincent van Gogh. Each of the film’s 65,000 frames is an oil painting on canvas, making Loving Vincent the world’s first fully painted feature length film.
This series is presented by the Mercer Island Arts Council and Mercer Island Parks & Recreation with additional support from the Mercer Island Sister City Association.