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Organist Jonas Nordwall will be performing his original score on the mighty Wurlitzer theatre pipe organ.
From the midst of the Russian revolution of 1905, the crew of the Battleship Potemkin mutiny against the brutal, tyrannical regime of the vessel's officers. The resulting street demonstration in Odessa brings on a police massacre.
Considered one of the most important films in the history of silent pictures, as well as possibly Sergei Eisenstein's greatest work, BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN brought Eisenstein's theories of cinema art to the world in a powerful showcase; his emphasis on montage, his stress of intellectual contact, and his treatment of the mass instead of the individual…
“The most brilliant of all Soviet silent films” - Michael Wilmington, The Chicago Tribune
“Its appearance in 1925 shook the film world, and many filmmakers still haven’t recovered” - Don Druker, The Chicago Reader
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