Showing exclusively at the Eden Cinemas on the 13th January at 8pm is ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’. After two years on a blockbuster world tour, Johannes Vermeer’s renowned painting has returned home to the much loved Mauritshuis gallery in The Hague, which has just completed extensive renovations. Enjoying unparalleled exclusive access to this historical exhibition, the beautifully filmed documentary goes in pursuit of the many unresolved riddles surrounding the extraordinary painting and its mysterious creator Vermeer – Who was this girl? Why and how was it painted? Why it is so revered? With huge queues lining up for a glimpse of the painting, the enduring appeal of this masterpiece is indisputable.
Using the recently completed and highly complex makeover of the museum as its starting point, the film then goes on a behind the scenes detective journey to seek out the answers that lie within the other masterpieces housed in the collection.
Truly a celebration of the world’s finest art, tickets for ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ are priced at just €10. Visit www.edenculture.com.mt for more details.