KCRW Virtual Cinema: The Painter & The Thief

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KCRW is thrilled to partner with Neon to bring you the special virtual cinema event - The Painter & The Thief. The film will be available beginning Friday, May 22nd at 12:01am through Sunday, June 7th with 50% of the rental proceeds benefiting KCRW

Desperate for answers about the theft of her two paintings, a Czech artist seeks out and befriends the career criminal who stole them. After inviting her thief to sit for a portrait, the two form an improbable relationship and an inextricable bond that will forever link these lonely souls.

WHEN: Friday, May 22nd (12:01am) through Sunday, June 7th (at 12m) PST

HOW TO WATCH: Click the link below to purchase.

50% of proceeds from this special rental benefit KCRW. 


1. Click our special link to visit NEON’s virtual cinema platform, where your one-time purchase of $3.99 will give you access to your virtual ticket to view the film.

2. To ensure that you are able to pause and revisit the film within your rental period, you will be required to create a free Vimeo account.

3. After you have created an account and entered your payment information, your rental period will start immediately and last for 72 hours. You can view the film via the link in the receipt sent to your email, or simply click “Watch Film” when the confirmation page appears directly after purchase.

4. You will be able to easily watch the film at any time within this period on any of the following platforms:a. SMART TV (using the browser on your Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, Roku or Chromecast) b. MOBILE DEVICE (iPhone, iPad, Android) c. COMPUTER (by clicking on the link in your email receipt)

5. Need help? Please visit the FAQ page or contact virtualcinema@neonrated.com

Enjoy the show!