To kickstart the eighth edition of the festival, which will run later this year, the documentary Kusama Infinity: The Life And Art Of Yayoi Kusama (M18, 78 minutes, 2018) will be screened.

The Japanese artist, dubbed “the princess of polka dots”, is the focus of the film directed by Heather Lenz. The film traces the life of Kusama, now in her 80s, from her early years in Japan to the time in the 1960s when she began to win acclaim in America, up to her present-day international fame.

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