Frida and Diego: Documentaries
Diego Rivera: Revolutionary with a Paintbox
Director: Alex Marengo
1987, 60 minutes
Diego Rivera once stated that 'if art is not revolutionary, it is not art' and it was this maxim which informed his life and work. This fascinating documentary looks at how he bagan painting, his works and his lasting legacy as one of the foremost Mexican muralists.
The Life and Death of Frida Kahlo
Producers: Karen and David Crommie
1966, 40 minutes
© Karen&David Crommie
Narrated by the eleven people who knew Frida Kahlo best, the film traces a life that wavered on the cutting edge of art and politics during the 1930s. This film premiered at the San Francisco Film Festival in 1966.