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NYC: silent films daily in June at MoMA - Miditzer accomp

Posted: Wed May 26, 2010 9:18 am
by silentfilmmusic
I will be accompanying silent films at MoMA on a daily basis for 3 weeks in June for a series that is a chronological, director-based film history cycle. The last half will be on Miditzer (since the films in the first half sort of predate widespread use of theatre organ):
  • Mon, June 21 at 4:30 Buster Keaton: Sherlock, Jr. and Our Hospitality
    Mon, June 21 at 8:00 - Ernst Lubitsch: The Marriage Circle
    Weds, June 23 at 4:30 - Fritz Lang: Siegfried
    Weds, June 23 at 8:00 - F.W. Murnau: The Last Laugh
    Thur, June 24 at 4:30 - Merian C. Cooper: Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life
    Thur, June 24 at 8:00 - King Vidor: The Big Parade
    Fri, June 25 at 8:00 - Buster Keaton: The General, plus Steamboat Bill, Jr. (last 2 reels)
    Sat, June 26 at 2:00 - Carl Th. Dreyer: The Passion of Joan of Arc
    Sat, June 26 at 5:00 - French Avant-garde shorts, incl. Clair's Entr' Acte, Leger's Ballet Mechanique, Buñuel's Un Chien Andelou and more. (I may do this one on piano...)
    Sun, June 27 at 2:30 - Dziga Vertov: Man with a Movie Camera, plus Kino Pravda
    Sun, June 27 at 5:30 - V. I. Pudovkin: Storm Over Asia, plus Chess Fever
    Mon, June 28 at 4:30 - G.W. Pabst: Pandora's Box
    Mon, June 28 at 8:00 - Josef von Sternberg: Docks of New York
    Weds, June 30 at 4:30 - Victor Sjöstrom: The Wind
    Weds, June 30 at 8:00 - Aleksandr Dovzhenko: Arsenal
Film and museum details are at http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/films/989. MoMA film admission is just $10.