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Kaori Kitao Cinema History Event: The Yellow Ticket with live score
Start Date: 4/4/2014Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 4/4/2014
Event Description:
The Kaori Kitao Endowment for Cinema History
The Department of Film and Media Studies and
The Mellon Tricollege Creative Residencies
The Yellow Ticket (Germany, 1918)
Silent film screening accompanied by violinist Alicia Svigals and pianist Marilyn Lerner performing Svigals' original score.
Friday, April 4 at 7pm
Lang Concert Hall, Swarthmore College
Legendary silent screen actress Pola Negri plays a Polish Jew who passes as a prostitute in order to study medicine in Czarist Russia.
Panel discussion with the performers and Robert Weinberg (Swarthmore Dept of History), Laurie Bernstein (Rutgers Department of History) and Barbara Milewski (Swarthmore Department of Music) to follow.
Alicia Svigals is the world's leading klezmer fiddler and a founder of the Grammy-winning Klezmatics. She has played with and composed for violinist Itzhak Perlman, the Kronos Quartet, playwrights Tony Kushner and Eve Ensler, the late poet Allen Ginsburg among others. She has appeared on David Letterman, MTV, Good Morning America, PBS' Great Performances, on NPR's Prairie Home Companion, Weekend Edition and New Sounds, and on the soundtrack for the L-Word.
Marilyn Lerner is an internationally acclaimed pianist based in Montreal whose work spans the worlds of jazz, creative improvisation, klezmer and 20th century classical music. She composes for film, theatre, radio and television.
Cosponsored by the Swarthmore Departments of History, Religion, and Sociology/Anthropology
Location Information:
*Swarthmore College - Lang Music Building
Room: Lang Concert Hall
Contact Information:
Name: Patricia White
The Yellow Ticket
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