Bat­tle­ship Potemkin

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The Greek Fes­ti­val is screen­ing Sergei Eisen­stein’s 1925 master­piece “Bat­tle­ship Potemkin” at the open-air Herods At­ti­cus The­ater on Wednesday, July 5, with live mu­sic from the Athens State Orches­tra. Dmitri Shostakovich’s sym­phonies 4, 5, 8, 10 and 11 ac­com­pany 65 min­utes of breath­tak­ing cinema un­der the ba­ton of dis­tin­guished Ger­man con­duc­tor Jens Troester. The film presents a dra­ma­tized ver­sion of the first bloody mutiny (1905) to take place in the Rus­sian Em­pire, pre­ced­ing the Oc­to­ber Revo­lu­tion by a num­ber of years. The screen­ing will be shown with English sub­ti­tles. The show starts at 9 p.m. and tick­ets cost 12-35 eu­ros. For more de­tails, visit www.greek­fes­ti­val.gr. Herod At­ti­cus The­ater, Diony­s­iou Are­opag­i­tou, Acrop­o­lis

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