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Public Screenings - November 2014

Charlie Chaplin with movie camera.  Announcement that screenings are open to the public and that admission is free.

Gone to Earth poster

Thurs, November 6 -- 7 PM

MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER

Gone to Earth (1950), 110 mins..

Significantly changed for the U.S. release by David O. Selznick and retitled The Wild Heart, Powell and Pressburger’s romantic drama Gone to Earth tells the story of a tempestuous Welsh gypsy maid who ultimately faces a struggle for her body and soul.

The Tales of Hoffmann poster

Thurs, November 13 -- 7 PM

MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER

The Tales of Hoffmann (1951), 128 mins.

Powell and Pressburger create a phantasmagoric marriage of cinema and opera in this unique take on a classic story. The Tales of Hoffman is a feverishly romantic mix of music, dance, and visual effects, and one of the most exhilarating opera films ever produced.

The Battle of the River Plate poster

Thurs, November 20 -- 7 PM

MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER

The Battle of the River Plate (1956), 119 mins.

Widely regarded as one of the best and most intelligent British war dramas of the 1950s, Powell and Pressburger’s The Battle of the River Plate is the story of Britain’s first significant naval victory in World War II. Released in the U.S. as Pursuit of the Graf Spee.