Film Fundraiser Feb. 21st: "The Loves of Pharaoh

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Film Fundraiser Feb. 21st: "The Loves of Pharaoh

Post by khentiamentiu » Sat Dec 26, 2015 11:14 pm

ARCE/NC Chapter Fundraiser

The Loves of Pharaoh

A rare screening of Ernst Lubitsch's 1922 classic silent film

Benefiting the American Research Center in Egypt's Northern California Chapter

Sunday, February 21, 2016 1:30 pm

Held at the Essanay Niles Silent Film Museum

37417 Niles Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94536

$22 donation per person

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Lubitsch's last German film before his emigration to the US was thought lost until a few years ago. Painstakingly restored from footage salvaged in several countries, The Loves of Pharaoh ("Das Weib des Pharao") reveals the great director at a critical point in film history as well as the state of Egyptological knowledge on the eve of Howard Carter's discovery. Massive sets, detailed props, meticulously restored color tints and a modern orchestral recording of the 1922 score recapture for today's audiences the magic of classic film in the silent era.

With English subtitles.

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