Rare Wellington Live Cinema Event to screen on Monday

3 September 2013

Rare Wellington Live Cinema Event to
screen on Monday

The Wellington Film Society will host
a rare live cinema event next Monday with local musicians
performing a live soundtrack for The Joyless
Street
.

The Wellington Film Society has commissioned
five Wellington musicians, known as the Joyless Orchestra,
to perform a live soundtrack with the 1925 German film. The
score will be inspired by music created in Austria at the
time The Joyless Street is set (the ‘2nd Viennese
School’s’ 12-tone compositions, waltzes, and
Schrammelmusik).

The screening will be held at the
Paramount on Monday 9 September at 6.15pm. The public is
encouraged to attend the screening for a donation (notes
only), Film Society members attend for free. The film has
been provided by the Goethe Institut thanks to the
long-standing relationship with the Wellington Film
Society.

The Joyless Orchestra is made up of

Article source: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU1309/S00026/rare-wellington-live-cinema-event-to-screen-on-monday.htm

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