29 & 30 Feb. 7:30pm. Tickets R100.

Originally organised in 2006 in commemoration of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s 250th birthday anniversary, the Johannesburg International Mozart Festival has developed into a highly successful and well-loved annual classical music event.

This February, composer Paul Hanmer, and guitarist Louis Mhlanga, will be hosting two special performances of ‘Cinema Improvisando’ at The Bioscope.

On these nights, they will be performing a live improvised soundtrack to a classic film.

WED 29 FEB – FRENCH SHORT FILMS BOOK NOW

THURS 30 FEB – THE CROWD (1928) BOOK NOW

 

FRENCH SHORT FILMS

La Petite Marchande d’Allumettes by Jean Renoir (1928) – 30 minutes

Une Histoire d’Eau by Jean-Luc Godard and François Truffaut (1958) – 12 minutes

L’Ecole des Facteurs by Jacques Tati (1947) – 15 minutes

 

THE CROWD (1928)

The Crowd is an American silent film directed by King Vidor and starring James Murray, Eleanor Boardman and Bert Roach.

The film is an influential and acclaimed feature which was nominated at the very first Academy Award presentation in 1928. In 1989, the film was one of the first 25 to be selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress