The 2013 documentary film of the ground-breaking exhibition David Bowie is, created by the Victoria and Albert Museum, is re-released in Vue cinemas and selected venues across the UK on 14 July. That's today!
Filmed on the closing night of the exhibition in 2013, this cinema re-release of David Bowie is offers another opportunity to explore this international retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie.
The David Bowie is exhibition was the fastest selling in the V&A’s history, featuring a remarkable collection of handwritten lyrics, original costumes, fashion, photography, film, music videos, set designs, Bowie’s own instruments and album artwork from the David Bowie Archive. The film takes the audience on a fascinating journey through the exhibition with special guests including legendary Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto, Pulp front-man Jarvis Cocker, and other collaborators, to explore the stories behind some of the key objects that document Bowie’s artistic career. The exhibition curators, Victoria Broackes and Geoffrey Marsh, provide expert insight into the most memorable music videos and original costumes, as well as more personal items such as never-before-seen handwritten lyrics, album cover artwork, set designs and diary entries, which reveal the creativity and evolution of Bowie’s ideas.
For cinema tickets and more information visit www.DavidBowieFilm.com
About the David Bowie is exhibition
The V&A was given unprecedented access to the David Bowie Archive to curate the first international retrospective of David Bowie’s extraordinary career. The exhibition is currently on a global tour, at Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Italy, from 14 July – 13 November 2016 and Terrada G1, Tokyo, Japan from 8 January – 9 April 2017.