Triumph of Insight

Triumph of Insight

TRIUMPH OF INSIGHT is an ambitious 61-minute documentary film that takes a fresh look at the genius of one of the Arab world's most insightful artists. Nasser Al-Yousif lived true to his art. He prolifically painted stories which preserved customs, traditions and heritage. He had overcome challenges and continued to produce highly acclaimed art even after he had completely lost his sight. This documentary film takes an intimate look at this artist through interviews with his fellow artists. Filmed in Bahrain, Paris and New York, it reflects on a life lived with integrity and dedication for art. The film explores the subjects he depicted through a period of explosive change in his country and the region. It reflects on the nature of his art and his continuous quest of relating his stories through various media; from oils on canvas through to linoleum-cut prints, a material he resorted to after he had lost his sight completely due to illness, but continued to produce block prints using the sense of touch alone until his death some fifteen years later. The last part of Nasser Al-Yousif's life is a testament to art truly crossing boundaries - even that of loss of sight - and proves that if insight is present, even sight becomes secondary. By visiting Nasser Al-Yousif's powerful story, this film provides an unprecedented opportunity to empower, engage and enlighten a new generation of artists and art lovers, and dispel the myth that art has any boundaries.

Running Time
1 hours 2 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary, Biography
Director
Mahmood Al-Yousif
Writer
Mahmood Al-Yousif
Country
USA, France, Bahrain
Year
2017
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «Triumph of Insight» (20)

Danielle James avatar
Danielle James

Really good Biography movie! Great story, very entertaining. Just watch it. Cheers!

Anthony Ford avatar
Anthony Ford

This was a really great film. I was hesitant to see it because the leading role but I am glad I did.

Raymond avatar
Raymond

I loved watching this movie. Very good movie and it was kind of sad at the end. A MUST watch movie.

Marie M. avatar
Marie M.

Superb acting, excellent story-line, great flow. I highly recommend!

Amanda W. avatar
Amanda W.

Quite possibly one of my favorite movies in the past decade. I would definitely watch this again.

Samantha S. avatar
Samantha S.

It's worth watching.

Adam avatar
Adam

If you've got Mahmood Al-Yousif original masterpiece you'll easily be having butterflies in your stomach and zillions of thoughts going through your head. Thanks for this movie Mahmood Al-Yousif.

Melissa avatar
Melissa

This movie is Documentary the way it was meant to be: intelligent, thought-provoking, and exciting.