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Program

Aug 15, 2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Ciné-concert: SUNRISE: A SONG OF TWO HUMANS

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?



We are SOLD OUT TONIGHT!!!
There are no more tickets available online or at the door.

 

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
Directed by: Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau
1927, 94 min

SYNOPSIS
A young married farmer moves to the city with his lover. The two decide that he will drown his unassuming wife during an outing, but when she begs for mercy, he relents. She flees to the city and he follows her, leading them on an unexpected adventure.

LIVE MUSIC:

Michael Krásný – Bass

Michael Krásný is a Czech bass player, singer and music composer living in New York City. His interwoven compositions integrate a wide variety of styles, including funk, rock, R&B, jazz, new wave, soul and pop. His band Quattro Formaggi won a prestigious international contest JUNIORJAZZ organized by the Czech Jazz Society, and his composition “Ben Nevis” was awarded a prize for the best authorial jazz composition. The band took part in the contest THE SOUND OF EUROPE organized by EuroGlobe, where they won the 1st prize as well. Michael frequently collaborates with Slovak-American jazz trumpeter and composer Laco Déczi and his ensemble - Jazz Celula New York.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 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.

8PM: 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 15, 2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Organizer:

Czech Center


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