Event The Passion of Joan of Arc (with live score)

The Passion of Joan of Arc (with live score)

QFF X CHE Screening

26 October 2017
6:30pm–8:30pm

  • Event Cost:
    Free

This free screening of The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) is presented as a partnership between the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (CHE), Queensland Film Festival and the IMA, with a special live score performed by Ross Manning and Primitive Motion (Sandra Selig and Leighton Craig).

In 1431, Jeanne d’Arc is placed on trial on charges of heresy. The ecclesiastical jurists attempt to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions. Drawn from historical documents, made flesh by Renée Falconetti’s unequalled performance as Joan, Carl Theodor Dreyer’s last silent film is one of cinema’s major works. If it is singular, it’s because it perfected its inventions as it developed them: impossible architecture encircles an isolated face, while faithful dress and makeup under the cruel glare of 1920s machinery becomes sharply expressionistic—through reality we encounter transcendence. An unworldly film.

Register here on Eventbrite to avoid missing out.

Carl Theodor Dreyer | France 1928, 96 minutes
Language: Silent with English-subtitled intertitles
Distribution: Gaumont
PG

Similar Events

11 July 201911 Jul 2019

Carolee Schneemann: Body Rushes

QFF Screening

06 October 201606 Oct 2016

Ken Fero's "Injustice"

Screening

08 August 201908 Aug 2019

Sleep Has Her House

QFF Screening

21 February 201921 Feb 2019

Laser Engraver, Leather Puncher & Exacto Knife

The Marked Surfaces of Nazlı Dinçel

03 June 201703 Jun 2017

The Unity of All Things

QFF Screening

14 September 201714 Sep 2017

Stan Brakhage: The Pittsburgh Documents

QFF Screening

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the lands where the IMA now stands, and pay respect to Elders, past, present, and emerging.

Winter Gala Items
0