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Silent Film to screen with Live Piano Accompaniment

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.

Bed and Sofa 1927

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