Frida Documentary on Prime Video

By 3/13/2024 11:37:00 AM

The FRIDA documentary is an intimately raw and magical journey through the life, mind, and heart of iconic artist Frida Kahlo. Streaming globally on Prime Video on March 14th, 2024

FRIDA It is told through her own words for the very first time, drawn from her famed illustrated diary, revealing letters, essays, and candid print interviews—and brought vividly to life by lyrical animation inspired by her unforgettable artwork.

The directorial feature film debut of acclaimed editor Carla GutiĆ©rrez ( RBG , "La Corona"), FRIDA posits a striking context as to why the artist – and his art – remains as powerful as ever.

Covering more than 40 years of her life, the filmmakers received unrestricted access to research materials, much never shown to the general public before.

FRIDA - Official Trailer | Prime Video

What is extraordinary about Kahlo's life and art is how her images would galvanize multiple generations of admirers worldwide, doing more than solidifying her status as a modern artist of timeless import.

An intensive journey spanning two years, GutiƩrrez and her formidable team of artisans, most of whom are women and proudly Latin, gathered together to craft a singular cinematic experience that could be no ordinary art history lesson.

A living portrait embodied by the magical realism befitting Kahlo's remarkable life emerges. Yet, her voice ultimately stands supreme, a complex and powerful sound of a multitude of Fridas: fearless, seductive, defiant, vulnerable, raucous, and wonderfully alive.

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