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Art Docs at Metro Cinema: Call Her Appleboorg

March 2, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM


This deeply personal portrait of acclaimed New York–based artist Ida Applebroog was shot with mischievous reverence by her filmmaker daughter, Beth B. Born in the Bronx to Orthodox Jewish émigrés from Poland, Applebroog, now in her 80s, looks back at how she expressed herself through decades of drawings and paintings, as well as her private journals. With her daughter’s encouragement, she investigates the stranger that is her former self, a woman who found psychological and sexual liberation through art. As Beth B finds a deeper understanding of her mother as a human being, Applebroog shares a newfound appreciation for her own provocative work.

USA 2016. 70 min, Dir: Beth B.

Prior to the feature screening will be the short film Enough (2016) Dir: Taouba Khelifa

Includes an exhibition by Edmonton artist Jennie Vegt in the lobby of Metro Cinema.


March 2, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM


Metro Cinema
8712 109 St,
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