D. W. Griffith classic will be screened with live soundtrack
There's a great opportunity to experience an important silent film, D.W. Griffith’s "Intolerance" from 1916, with live musical accompaniment from the Baltimore band Boister at 7 p.m. Thursday at Stevenson University. It's a free event -- with advance reservations (call 443-334-2163).
Here's more from the press release:
The concert will be held in the ...
Inscape Theatre on Stevenson’s Greenspring campus.
"Intolerance," considered a masterpiece of the Silent Film Era, covers an historical timeline of 2,500 years focusing on stories from the Babylonian, Judean, Renaissance, and Modern eras. Griffith constructed the film to form moral and psychological connections among each of its four stories and demonstrate the persistence of intolerance throughout time and different cultures.
Boister will complement the silent film with the sounds of the accordion, piano, trombone, guitar, banjo, drum, bass, keyboard, and saxophones ... Boister is fronted by singer/pianist/accordionist Anne Watts leading an eccentric troupe of musicians who regularly hybridize, improve, and bend musical genres.