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FILM SCREENINGS

  • Song of the Earth: Gustave Mahler

    1982. Italy. Angela Ricci Lucchi, Yervant Gianikian. 17 min.

  • Cesare Lombroso: Scent of Carnation

    1976. Italy. Angela Ricci Lucchi, Yervant Gianikian. 10 min.

  • Karagoez: Catalogue 9.5

    1981. Italy. Angela Ricci Lucchi, Yervant Gianikian. 56 min.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009, 8:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • Song of the Earth: Gustave Mahler

    1982. Italy. Directed by Angela Ricci Lucchi, Yervant Gianikian. This interpretation of "The Long Glance," T. W. Adomo's essay on Mahler's lied "The Song of the Earth," incorporates old 9.5mm film and scenes from the Dolomites, where Mahler composed the piece. 17 min.

  • Cesare Lombroso: Scent of Carnation

    1976. Italy. Directed by Angela Ricci Lucchi, Yervant Gianikian. Shot in the museum of criminology in Turin, this short references the work of Cesare Lombroso, who studied the olfactory sensitivity of criminals by testing their reactions to essence of carnations. 10 min.

  • Karagoez: Catalogue 9.5

    1981. Italy. Directed by Angela Ricci Lucchi, Yervant Gianikian. Excerpts from a collection of 9.5mm films dating from 1900 to 1928—including theatrical films, anthropological documentaries, and home movies—that reveal much about life during the silent-film era. 56 min.