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Frida Kahlo: The woman behind the legend - Iseult Gillespie

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In 1925, Frida Kahlo was on her way home from school in Mexico City when the bus she was riding collided with a streetcar. She suffered near-fatal injuries and her disability became a major theme in her paintings. Over the course of her life, she would establish herself as the creator and muse behind extraordinary pieces of art. Iseult Gillespie dives into the life and work of Frida Kahlo.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Iseult Gillespie
  • Director Ivana Bošnjak, Thomas Johnson Volda
  • Animator Ivana Bošnjak, Thomas Johnson Volda
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Associate Editorial Producer Elizabeth Cox
  • Fact-Checker Joseph Isaac

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