Bard SummerScape presents
Film: The Burning Brazier and Passing Shadows
Friday, July 19, 2013
Still from Pierrot le fou.
Image courtesy of Photofest.
$12The Burning Brazier
Le brasier ardent, Ivan Mozzhukhin, 1923, France, 97 minutesPassing Shadows
Les ombres qui passent, Alexandre Volkoff, 1924, France, 100 minutes
Both with live piano accompaniment by Ben Model
The film that allegedly convinced Jean Renoir to direct, The Burning Brazier
demonstrates Ivan Mozzhukhin’s flamboyant eccentricity at its finest. Mozzhukhin also wrote Passing Shadows
, a comic masterwork inspired by Chaplin and Keaton. This is the North American premiere screening of new, color-tinted restorations by the Cinémathèque française.
For more information, call 845-758-7900, e-mail email@example.com,
or visit http://fishercenter.bard.edu/summerscape/.
Location: Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center
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