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Kimmel Center Presents

Metropolis: Silent Film with Organ

Saturday
Feb 27, 2016
8:00 PM
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Overview

Silent Film with Organ
Peter Richard Conte, organ

Depicting a highly stylized, futuristic city where a beautiful and cultured utopia exists above a bleak underworld populated by mistreated workers, Fritz Lang's 1927 German masterpiece Metropolis set the tone for all science fiction and fantasy films that followed. See this classic film in a new light with LIVE accompaniment on the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ.

Get Personal with the Organ! Post-show, join us onstage for Organ Pumps as the organ's powerful vibrations tremble through the wood floor and the entire hall!

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Organ performances are made possible through a donation by the Fred J. Cooper Restoration Fund
as recommended by Frederick R. Haas and Daniel K. Meyer.

"Metropolis does what many great films do, creating a time, place and characters so striking that they become part of our arsenal of images for imagining the world." —Roger Ebert

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