Arts and Music

Becoming Frida Kahlo

Explore the life of celebrated artist Frida Kahlo in a three-part docuseries. See the major personal and political events of her life, including her stormy and devoted relationship with artist Diego Rivera, whom she married not once but twice.

A Star Is Born

56m

Explore Frida Kahlo’s life including her affair with Leon Trotsky, her trip to Paris on the eve of WWII with surrealist pioneer Andre Breton, and her return to Mexico where she divorces and then remarries husband Diego Rivera before her death.

Episodes

  • A Star Is Born: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Star Is Born

    S1 E3 - 56m

    Explore Frida Kahlo’s life including her affair with Leon Trotsky, her trip to Paris on the eve of WWII with surrealist pioneer Andre Breton, and her return to Mexico where she divorces and then remarries husband Diego Rivera before her death.

  • Love and Loss: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Love and Loss

    S1 E2 - 55m 58s

    Follow Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera’s journey to America as they achieve celebrity, and Frida experiences tragic losses with the death of her mother and a miscarriage, inspiring her to create some of her most powerful and iconic paintings.

  • The Making and Breaking: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Making and Breaking

    S1 E1 - 55m 59s

    Explore the early life of Frida Kahlo as she discovers her genius for painting following a tragic, life-changing accident, leading her to encounter world-famous muralist Diego Rivera who she later marries, twice.

Extras + Features

  • A Modern Mexican Artist in New York: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Modern Mexican Artist in New York

    S1 E3 - 1m 55s

    Frida Kahlo becomes the talk of New York when she presents some of the most shocking paintings at her first solo art exhibition in November 1938. Virtually unknown in the city other than being famed muralist Diego Rivera’s wife, she makes a name for herself with the quality of her work. Art historians Luis-Martín Lozano and Gannit Ankori tell the story.

  • Episode 3 Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 3 Preview

    S1 E3 - 30s

    Explore Frida Kahlo’s life including her affair with Leon Trotsky, her trip to Paris on the eve of WWII with surrealist pioneer Andre Breton, and her return to Mexico where she divorces and then remarries husband Diego Rivera before her death.

  • Frida and Cristina: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Frida and Cristina

    S1 E2 - 1m 31s

    Diego Rivera depicts Frida Kahlo and her sister Cristina in his mural “The Present and Future of Mexico,” representing class conflict in their homeland. Historians John Lear and Celia Stahr, and Cristina Kahlo, Frida’s great-niece, discuss the painting’s significance in Frida Kahlo’s life.

  • Episode 2 Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2 Preview

    S1 E2 - 30s

    Follow Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera’s journey to America as they achieve celebrity, and Frida experiences tragic losses with the death of her mother and a miscarriage, inspiring her to create some of her most powerful and iconic paintings.

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    S1 - 30s

    Explore the life of celebrated artist Frida Kahlo in a three-part docuseries. See the major personal and political events of her life, including her stormy and devoted relationship with artist Diego Rivera, whom she married not once but twice.

  • Frida Kahlo, A Rule Breaker: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Frida Kahlo, A Rule Breaker

    S1 - 2m 1s

    Explore the extraordinary life of celebrated artist Frida Kahlo in a three-part docuseries. See the major personal and political events of her life, including her stormy and devoted relationship with artist Diego Rivera, whom she married not once but twice.

Schedule

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    Becoming Frida Kahlo: The Making and Breaking: TVSS: Iconic

    Becoming Frida Kahlo

    The Making and Breaking

    Friday
    Mar 8

    1 Hour

    Exploring Frida Kahlo's early life, as she discovers her love for painting following a life-changing accident, and her encounter with muralist Diego Rivera.
  • Image
    Becoming Frida Kahlo: Love and Loss: TVSS: Iconic

    Becoming Frida Kahlo

    Love and Loss

    Friday
    Mar 8

    1 Hour

    Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera travel to America as they achieve celebrity; Frida experiences loss with the death of her mother and a miscarriage.
  • Image
    Becoming Frida Kahlo: A Star Is Born: TVSS: Iconic

    Becoming Frida Kahlo

    A Star Is Born

    Friday
    Mar 8

    1 Hour

    Frida Kahlo's later life, including her affair with Leon Trotsky, her trip to Paris on the eve of World War II and her return to Mexico where she divorces then remarries Diego Rivera before her death.
  • Image
    Becoming Frida Kahlo: The Making and Breaking: TVSS: Iconic

    Becoming Frida Kahlo

    The Making and Breaking

    Saturday
    Mar 9

    1 Hour

    Exploring Frida Kahlo's early life, as she discovers her love for painting following a life-changing accident, and her encounter with muralist Diego Rivera.
  • Image
    Becoming Frida Kahlo: Love and Loss: TVSS: Iconic

    Becoming Frida Kahlo

    Love and Loss

    Saturday
    Mar 9

    1 Hour

    Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera travel to America as they achieve celebrity; Frida experiences loss with the death of her mother and a miscarriage.
  • Image
    Becoming Frida Kahlo: A Star Is Born: TVSS: Iconic

    Becoming Frida Kahlo

    A Star Is Born

    Saturday
    Mar 9

    1 Hour

    Frida Kahlo's later life, including her affair with Leon Trotsky, her trip to Paris on the eve of World War II and her return to Mexico where she divorces then remarries Diego Rivera before her death.

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