Faust & Aram Herrmann / JO 10 martie / 20h00 / Centrul Ceh

NO SILENCE, PLEASE!
silent film with live music
un eveniment Centrul Ceh

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Centrul Ceh, in colaborare cu Goethe Institut, prezinta joi, 10 martie, filmul Faust in cadrul proiectului ‘’No Silence, Please!’’. Publicul va putea experimenta atmosfera magica dintr-o sala de la inceputurile cinematografiei.
In perioada de inceput a cinematografiei, datorita conditiilor tehnice de realizare de productii cinematografice, prezentarea filmelor se facea fara a fi insotite de un sunet care sa faca personajele sa “vorbeasca”. Ulterior au fost introduse in sala pianul sau chiar orchestre pentru a acompania live filmele.

FAUST

Ultimul film german al lui Murnau, Faust, amesteca influente picturale precise, marile teme ale romantismului german si ale expresionismului si preocuparile atat tematice cat si estetice ale autorului.

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Faust – Eine deutsche Volkssage, Germania, 1926, 85 min.
Regia: F. W. Murnau
Cu: Gosta Ekman, Emil Jannings si Camilla Horn

Faust este omul insetat de cunoasterea lucrurilor materiale, vesnic aflat in cautare a ceva nou, veșnic nefericit cu ce are, care ajunge sa facă un pact cu diavolul pentru a avea acces la cunoașterea absoluta, interzisa. Diavolul se ofera sa il slujeasca pe pamant, bineinteles in schimbul sufletului sau.

ARAM HERRMANN
Editor ceh, fondator al editurii „Herrmann and Sons“ infiintata in Praga. In prezent locuieste in Bucuresti. Aram a acompaniat la pian prin improvizatiile sale, multe dintre filmele mute proiectate in legendarul cinematograf din Praga, Ponrepo.

ENGLISH VERSION

FAUST
Murnau’s last German film draws on older traditions of the legendary tale of Faust as well as on Goethe’s classic version. God and Satan war over earth; to settle things, they wager on the soul of Faust, a learned and religious alchemist. During a plague, Faust despairs and burns his books after failing to stop death; Satan sends Mephisto to tempt Faust, first with insight into treating the plague and then with a day’s return to youth. Mephisto is clever, timing the end of this 24 hours as Faust embraces the beautiful Duchess of Parma. Faust trades his soul for youth. Some time later, he’s bored, and demands on Easter Sunday that Mephisto takes him home. Faust promptly sees and falls in love with the beautiful Gretchen, whose liaison with him brings her dishonor. Is there redemption? Who wins the wager?

ARAM HERRMANN
Czech publisher, founder of ”Herrmann and Sons” publishing house based in Prague. Currently based in Bucharest, Aram has accompanied on piano, by hi improvizations, many silent movies on piano in the legendary Prague Ponrepo Cinema.


ARTMAP

Today at 14:00, Ana Vilenica: What is the sound of housing? → Mon. 21/08, Iasi
Today at 14:00, ArtwavesToday at 22:00, Bucharest
Today at 19:00, Expoziție Ion Râmnic și István Mihály, curator Mircea NicolaeToday at 22:00, Targu-Mures
Today at 19:00, Noi împotriva voastrăTmrw at 20:30, Bucharest
Wed. 23/08, Rhythm and Soul – Concert jazz → Wed. 23/08, Bucharest
Fri. 25/08, Simpozionul de Antropologie urbană, ediția a III-a → Sat. 26/08, Bucharest
Mon. 28/08, Filmul din mansardă → Mon. 28/08, Bucharest
Wed. 30/08, Cinema, mon amour – proiecție Kinedok → Thu. 31/08, Bucharest
Thu. 31/08, Amural 3 Festival Vizual → Sun. 03/09, Brasov
Fri. 01/09, Short to the Point Filmfestival → Fri. 01/09, Bucharest
Sat. 02/09, George Enescu Festival → Sat. 02/09, Bucharest
Fri. 08/09, Balkanik Festival #7 → Sun. 10/09, Bucharest
Fri. 08/09, Polaroid Project goes at Balkanik Festival #7 → Sat. 09/09, Bucharest
Wed. 13/09, Expoziția „Metropolight”, de David Gaberle (Cehia) → Wed. 20/09, Bucharest
Thu. 14/09, Dokstation Music Documentary Film Festival | 2nd Edition → Sun. 17/09, Bucharest
Thu. 14/09, Lady Steps #6 → Thu. 14/09, Bucharest
Thu. 21/09, Design Thinking Forum → Thu. 21/09, Bucharest
Thu. 21/09, Art Factory 2017 → Sun. 24/09, Bucharest
Fri. 22/09, Creative Fest 2017 | 22-24 Septembrie → Sun. 24/09, Bucharest
Thu. 19/10, Jozef Van Wissem live in Control → Thu. 19/10, Bucharest
Sat. 25/11, Black Lips live in Control → Sat. 25/11, Bucharest

You can still see

Mon. 14/08, Adriana Florea Băloiu I Jam in shoes → Mon. 21/08, Bucharest
Wed. 16/08, Call to Process Terminus → Tue. 29/08, Bucharest
Yesterday, Bucharest GreenSounds Festival 2017Tmrw at 22:00, Bucharest
Today at 00:00, Cluster CUCA ◉ 2017Tmrw at 12:00, Sibiu