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Program

Aug 22, 2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Ciné-concerts: FLESH AND THE DEVIL

Fall in love on Tuesdays with silent masterpieces by Hitchcock, Murnau, and Brown that will have you weak at the knees and wild with jealousy. The plot thickens as live musicians underscore heart racing love triangles and passionate duels. Indulge in a love affair with the New York skyline and see where the night takes you. What are you willing to do for love?

 

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Flesh and the Devil
Directed by: Clarence Brown
1926, 112 min

SYNOPSIS
Two young boys swear eternal friendship through a blood bond. Years later one of them falls for a married woman. When he kills her husband, he is forced to take a post in Africa. He returns to discover that his best friend has married his love.

Live Music:
Ondřej Pivec – keyboard
Karel Růžička Jr. – saxophone

Q & A with Vito Adriaensens

Vito Adriaensens is a visiting scholar and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University’s Film Department, where he teaches the history of early cinema. His research focuses on the aesthetic, cultural and (art) historical interaction between film, theater, and visual arts. He is the author of the upcoming monograph Velvet Curtains and Gilded Frames: The Art of Early European Cinema and a co-author of Screening Statues: Sculpture and Cinema (with Steven Jacobs, Susan Felleman, and Lisa Colpaert). He is currently also the treasurer of Domitor, the International Society for the Study of Early Cinema.


Tickets:

Pre-ordered $12, Door $15, Czech Center Club Members $10

7PM: Rooftop opens for a welcome drink. Cocktails and snacks available. Cash bar provided by Bohemian Spirit Restaurant.

8 P.M.: Silent movie accompanied by live music upon sunset


Please note: In the event of rain, the screenings will take place in the Grand Ballroom on the 4th floor

 
Organized in collaboration with the Bohemian Benevolent & Literary Association.

 

Venue:

321 East 73rd Street
NY 10021 New York
United States

Date

Aug 22, 2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Organizer:

Czech Center


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