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Stealing Rodin / Robar a Rodin
Effective Monday, October 4, the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources and the North Carolina Museum of Art require film and lecture program participants ages 13 and up to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 NAAT or PCR test result; test results must be within 72 hours of the event. Please plan to have one of these items in hand upon entry for Museum personnel.
Join us for a free screening of this 36th North Carolina Latin American Film Festival selection.
Stealing Rodin / Robar a Rodin (2017). Directed by Cristóbal Valenzuela Berríos, Chile/France, 80 min., Spanish with English subtitles, NR
In 2005 an exhibition of French sculptor Auguste Rodin’s work was held at the Palace of Fine Arts in Santiago, Chile. One morning museum guards noticed that one of Rodin’s sculptures, worth millions, had been stolen. This shocking discovery sparked a frantic search, a public outcry, and a furious debate on the nature of art itself. Like the Banksy film Exit through the Gift Shop, Stealing Rodin makes a statement about art and the market around it. This intriguing documentary revisits the biggest art theft in Chile’s history and features interviews with museum officials, police, reporters, political figures—and the thief himself.
Presented in partnership with the North Carolina Latin American Film Festival
Image courtesy of Pragda Films