NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE This fun caper movie explores the true story behind the rumors that, at the height of the Cold War, the U.S. government rigged the most influential art exhibition, the Venice Biennale. With an extraordinary cast of experts and insiders from the art world and extensive archival footage, the film reveals the plans of ambitious curator Alan Solomon and pioneering art dealer Leo Castelli to win the 1964 Grand Prize for American artist Robert Rauschenberg and fight Communism with culture. – Ruth Somalo 

The first screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Amei Wallach, editor Rob Tinworth and producers Andrea Miller, Tal Mandil, and Vanessa Bergonzoli.

This film contains the following accessibility options for viewers:
Closed Captioning for in-person screenings at IFC Center and Village East by Angelika
Closed Captioning for online screenings

All in-person screening venues provide sound amplification headphones upon request with venue management. IFC Center can also provide a T-Coil loop for compatible devices.

Director: Amei Wallach
Executive Producer: Andy Tarshis, Shannon O'Leary Joy, Steven Schaefer
Producer: Andrea Miller (producer), Tal Mandil (producer), Vanessa Bergonzoli (producer)
Cinematographer: Maura Morales Bergmann, Mead Hunt
Editor: Rob Tinworth
Language: English, Italian
Country: United States of America
Year: 2023