An Evening of Silent Films

Sat Jan 26, 2013
Grace Cathedral
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Silent Film: Battleship Potemkin (1925)
An Evening of Silent Films with Dorothy Papadakos

7 p.m. Battleship Potemkin
9 p.m. Nosferatu

Sergei Eisenstein's Battleship Potemkin is considered one of history's most influential propaganda films. It was named the greatest film of all time at the Brussels World's Fair in 1958. Based on historical events, the movie tells the story of a riot at the battleship Potemkin. What started as a protest strike when the crew was given rotten meat for dinner ended in a riot. The sailors raised the red flag and tried to ignite the revolution in their home port Odessa.

Adults $20; Seniors/Students $10
Cathedral Pass (both movies) Adults $34; Seniors/Students $17

Dorothy Papadakos came to international attention as organist of the world’s largest gothic cathedral, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in NYC from 1990-2003. Ms. Papadakos is a member of the 6-time Grammy Award-winning Paul Winter Consort, internationally renowned for its environmental action through music. She is celebrated for her daring & imaginative organ improvisations and compositions for theatre, film, TV & ballet, and is popular for her rave review, sold out silent movie accompaniments. Her musical BACCHUS broke box office records in its acclaimed world premiere in Wilmington, NC.



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