The Russian 1927 silent film "Bed and Sofa" will be screened with live piano accompaniment by Russian musician Psoy Korolenko on Wednesday, Nov. 18th at 5 pm in the Faulkner Recital Hall, Hopkins Center.
"Bed and Sofa," made in Russia in 1927 and described by Vincent Canby of the NY Times as an "oddball, engaging, poscket-size 'silent movie opera,'" involves a man who is forced to board with a married friend. Themes of women's rights and sexual politics are explored.
Psoy Korolenko is a Russian cabaret singer, song writer, and performer. Known as a "wandering scholar," he is currently an artist in residence at the University of Michigan.
This exciting screening is sponsored by the Departments of Russian and Film & Media Studies, and is free and open to the public.
Last Updated: 11/19/09