Feminist trailblazer Audrey Flack takes part in documentary, Q&A

World-renowned artist and feminist trailblazer Audrey Flack is the subject of a new documentary that explores her life and art.
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World-renowned artist and feminist trailblazer Audrey Flack is the subject of a new documentary that explores her life and art.

World-renowned artist and feminist trailblazer Audrey Flack is the subject of a new documentary that explores her life and art.

Watch the film “Queen of Hearts: Audrey Flack” through the Princeton Garden Theatre virtual cinema.

Then join the conversation about the film with Academy Award-winning director Deborah Shaffer and Audrey Flack herself at 4 p.m. Feb. 11 via Zoom.

Flack, an acclaimed painter, sculptor, and pioneer of photorealism, is the first photorealist painter whose work was purchased for the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Her art resides in major museums around the world.

Now in her eighties, she returns to her canvas for the first time in decades and shares her hard-fought struggles as a female artist and mother to find her rightful place in the art world.

Advance registration for the film talk is required. Registration and film ticket information are both available at https://bildnercenter.rutgers.edu/events/upcoming-events/icalrepeat.detail/2021/02/11/82/-/queen-of-hearts-audrey-flack

This program is presented by the Rutgers Jewish Film Festival in cooperation with the non-profit Princeton Garden Theatre, which is currently screening the film virtually as part of its Art on Screen Series.

The Rutgers Jewish Film Festival is a public program of the Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life at Rutgers University. The Bildner Center connects the university with the community through public lectures, symposia, Jewish communal initiatives, cultural events, and teacher training.