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Van Gogh Film to Open at IMAX Theatre

January 4, 2011 7:18 AM | Entertainment

Vincent van Gogh (WIKIPEDIA)

The life and artwork of Vincent van Gogh will be on display as part of a new film being put on at IMAX Theatre.

“Van Gogh: Brush with Genius” will open Thursday evening with a public charity event in support of the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s educational program.

Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served at a reception at 6:30 p.m., with an informative pre-show lecture on Van Gogh from WAG Director Dr. Stephen Borys at 7 p.m. The Van Gogh screening will start at 7:20 p.m.

Tickets to the fundraiser are $15 and are available by calling (204) 956-IMAX (4629) or visiting IMAXWinnipeg.com.

The film will officially open on Friday and is approximately 40 minutes in length.