She heard a mission from God. They called it heresy. Join CMRS for a special screening of the 1928 silent movie masterpiece “The Passion of Joan of Arc” (Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer) with live musical accompaniment by renowned silent film pianist Cliff Retallick. Famous for its cinematography and early use of the close-up as well as Jeanne Falconetti’s iconic portrayal of the 15th-century saint, this film recounts Joan’s final days as she is interrogated and tortured by the French clerical court before being burned at the stake. (114 minutes)
Advance registration not required. No fee. Limited seating.
Funding for the CMRS film series is provided by the Armand Hammer Endowment for the UCLA Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies.