Frances Hodgkins, Anything but a Still Life

Frances Hodgkins, Anything but a Still Life

Blandine Massiet du Biest
/ New Zealand
/ 2023
/ 90 mins
/ English
Director Massiet du Biest's debut feature explores the life and art of celebrated New Zealand painter Frances Hodgkins. Spending much of her life and career in Europe, Hodgkins was a modernist painter whose work continues to inspire contemporary New Zealand artists. The film retraces Hodgkins' footsteps, taking viewers to the places she lived and worked, and shedding light on the challenges she faced and her unwavering commitment to her craft. Featuring insights from experts like Mary Kisler, Linda Tyler and Joanne Drayton, as well as creatives such as Kate Sylvester and Star Gossage, the film celebrates Hodgkins' courage and determination as a pioneering woman in the arts, and her enduring legacy as a role model for women everywhere. 


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Film Info

Director: Blandine Massiet du Biest
Producer: Blandine Massiet du Biest
Country: New Zealand
Language: English
Year: 2023
Duration: 90 mins
Premiere: World
Genre: Arts & Culture, Biopic, Women
Category: The Art of Storytelling

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