The Classical World in Silent Cinema

The Classical World in Silent Cinema
Saturday 31st January 2015, 10.00 – 15.45, Stevenson Lecture Theatre, British Museum
Free, booking essential

Cinema has been fascinated with the classical world ever since it emerged as a modern technology. This event will feature screenings of a substantial number of silent films set in ancient Greece or Rome with piano accompaniment, and discussion of them with Maria Wyke (UCL), Pantelis Michelakis (U. of Bristol), Nick Lowe (RHUL), Bryony Dixon (BFI) and British Museum staff.

book here:
http://www.britishmuseumshoponline.org/booking/invt/mevsd1silcine#book-now<http://www.britishmuseumshoponline.org/booking/invt/mevsd1silcine%23book-now&gt;

For any further inquiries, contact Maria Wyke (m.wyke@ucl.ac.uk<mailto:m.wyke@ucl.ac.uk>)

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