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Saturday, October 29 @ 8 pm, Englert Theater
A screening of silent films on ancient stories with live piano music by Andrew Earle Simpson (http://www.andrewesimpson.com/SilentFilm.html).
Films will include: LA CADUTA DI TROIA (“The Fall of Troy” 1911), CUPID AND PSYCHE (1897), BEN HUR (1907), and A ROMAN SCANDAL (Mutt and Jeff cartoon). The program will be approximately 90 minutes in length.
This event is part of the program for “Re-Creation: Musical Reception of Classical Antiquity,” a conference sponsored by the Department of Classics and the School of Music at the University of Iowa October 27-30. For complete conference information, go to http://www.uiowa.edu/~classics/events/music_classics_conf.html or visit Re-Creation on Facebook.
Unfortunately we have to cancel the late night screening of THE WHISTLEBLOWER tonight, Friday, 10/14, at 11:30 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.