Monmouth University

Center for the Arts

The health and well-being of students, patrons, artists, and staff is our top priority. In response to the COVID-19 Virus and at the decision of the University, the Center for the Arts is suspending all events through April 3. The Center for the Arts is working to reschedule as many shows as possible. Our hope is to announce new dates as quickly as possible. Please bear with us as we work to communicate with all affected customers. If you have tickets to this screening, our box office staff will be in touch with you in the next several days to discuss your options.

Past Event

Great Art on Screen

POSTPONED – Frida – Viva La Vida

Frida – Viva La Vida is a cinematic documentary event film that highlights the two sides of Frida Kahlo’s spirit: a revolutionary pioneering artist of contemporary feminism, and on the other, a human being tormented by agony and love.

With Asia Argento as narrator, the two faces of the artist will be revealed, by pursuing a common thread consisting of Frida’s own words: letters, diaries and private confessions. The documentary film event will alternate interviews with historical documents, captivating reconstructions and Frida Kahlo’s own paintings, kept in some of the most amazing museums in Mexico.

Broadcast in HD

Box Office: 732.263.6889

Mar30, 2020

7:30 PM

Tickets: $23

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