Antiquity in Silent Cinema - film screening
Friday, 3 May 2013 from 17:00 to 21:15 (BST)
ANTIQUITY IN SILENT CINEMA
A late afternoon & evening screening of two rarely seen yet remarkable silent feature films brought over especially from the archives of the Netherlands Film Institute, with piano accompaniment and talks.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. ADMISSION FREE.
THE LATE AFTERNOON: ANCIENT GREECE 5-6pm
The Odyssey or L' Odissea (Italy, 1911, dir. Francesco Bertolini, Adolfo Padovan & Giuseppe de Liguoro),
introduced by Pantelis Michelakis (University of Bristol)
THE EVENING: ANCIENT ROME 7-9.15pm
Julius Caesar or Cajus Julius Caesar (Italy, 1914 dir. Enrico Guazzoni)
introduced by Maria Wyke (UCL)
For further information on the May screening (and the research project with which it is associated), visit www.ucl.ac.uk/classics/research/research-projects/CINECIVS/#screening
When & Where
Centre for Research on the Dynamics of Civilisation, University College London.
This event is the first Provocaton to be organised by the new UCL Centre for Research on the Dynamics of Civilisation (CREDOC) (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/research-frontiers/civilisation), in partnership with the UCL Research Frontiers groupings Human Evolution and Origins of Life (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/research).