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Bard SummerScape Presents

Film Festival: Stravinsky's Legacy and Russian Émigré Cinema

[Film Festival: Stravinsky's Legacy and Russian Émigré Cinema] Still from Pierrot le fou.
Image courtesy of Photofest.
Still from Pierrot le fou.
Image courtesy of Photofest.
No 20th-century composer has had a greater impact on cinema than the protean, perpetually adventurous Igor Stravinsky. To provide an appropriately multifaceted exploration of Stravinsky’s world and legacy, the SummerScape 2013 Film Festival will be broken into two overlapping parts: a retrospective of Russian émigré filmmaking and a series of films influenced by the composer’s work.

Weekend One
East to West: Russian Émigrés Abroad

July 12 7 pm The Red Shoes
July 13 2 pm The Lion of the Moguls
7 pm Casanova
July 14 3 pm Double Love and L'or des mers

Weekend Two
Albatros Films

July 19 7 pm The Burning Brazier and Passing Shadows
July 20 2 pm The Late Mathias Pascal
7 pm The Lower Depths 
July 21 2 pm The Living Image 
5:30 pm The New Gentlemen

Weekend Three
The Cinematic Legacy of Stravinsky, Part One

July 26 7 pm L'inhumaine
July 27 2 pm Rapt, Autumn Mists, andChanson d'Armor
6:30 pm The Truth and Altair
9 pm Pierrot le fou

Weekend Four
The Cinematic Legacy of Stravinsky, Part Two

August 2 7 pm Les bonnes femmes
9 pm La cérémonie
August 3 2 pm Orpheus
7 pm La belle noiseuse and Three Homerics

All films screening on rare or archival 35mm prints unless otherwise specified.

This series is made possible by a special grant from the Cultural Services of the French Embassy (New York). Special thanks to Delphine Selles-Alvarez, Emilie Cauquy, Caroline Patte, and Alexandre Khondji. 

Program subject to change.

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French Embassy

Ticket Information

Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center

Tickets: $12 single ticket; $30 weekend pass; $110 season pass

This event occurred on:

Fri. July 12 – Sat. August 3


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