Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival

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Julian Schnabel - Artist / Director

Julian Schnabel

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Julian Schnabel, born in New York City in 1951, is an artist and filmmaker. His paintings, sculptures, and works on paper have been the subject of numerous exhibitions all over the world, and his work is included in the public collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Guggenheim Museum, New York and Bilbao; Tate Gallery, London and Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, among many others.

In 1996 Schnabel wrote and directed the feature film Basquiat about fellow New York artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.  The film was in the official selection of the Venice Film Festival. Schnabel’s second film, Before Night Falls, based on the life of the late exiled Cuban novelist Reinaldo Arenas, won both the Grand Jury Prize and the Coppa Volpi for best actor, Javier Bardem, at the 2000 Venice Film Festival. In 2007, Schnabel received for his third film, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, the award for Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival as well as Best Director at the Golden Globe Awards, where the film won Best Film in a Foreign Language.  

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly was nominated for four Oscars. In 2010, his film Miral won the UNESCO as well as the UNICEF award at the Venice Film Festival, and it was shown at the General Assembly Hall of the United Nations.


AT THE FESTIVAL

THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY
November 18th, 4.15PM
Cinema Medeia Monumental


JULIAN SCHNABEL: A PRIVATE PORTRAIT
November 18th, 6.30PM
Cinema Medeia Monumental

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