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Silent Film Classic, Assunta Spina

When: Wed., Oct. 16, 7-9:45 p.m. 2019

Assunta Spina, filmed in Naples, released in 1915, stars the Italian Diva of silent film, Francesca Bertini, now recognized as the de-facto director of the tragic love story. Assunta Spina set a new standard for cinema ushering in Realism in silent film. Bard’s film screening will include live accompaniment with an original score performed by master composer, John T. La Barbera (guitarist), partnered by virtuoso violinist, Susan Aquila.

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