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  • Filmhouse 88 Lothian Road Edinburgh EH3 9BZ (map)
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With live score by Folklore Tapes

Filmhouse | Presented by the Folk Film Gathering

Alexander Dovzhenko | 76 mins | 1928 | Ukraine/Former USSR | Silent film with live score

An extra special event at the 2019 Folk Film Gathering: a one-time opportunity to see Alexander Dovzhenko’s magical Zvenigora with a newly-commissioned score from Folklore Tapes, live for one performance only. A mystical, surreal journey through Ukrainian history and folklore, Dovzhenko’s silent masterpiece follows an old man obsessively searching for the buried treasure of Zvenigora whilst his two grandsons find themselves on opposite sides of a bitter civil war. Folklore Tapes’ score, commissioned specially for the Folk Film Gathering, will explore some of the many resonances between Scottish and Ukranian folk culture.

Supported by the Dovzhenko Centre

Show starts: 3:50pm

Tickets: £12/£10
Buy 3 Folk Film Gathering tickets or more and get 15% off, 6 or more and get 25% off, 9 or more and get 35% off

Later Event: May 4