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Film Screening, Death in Venice, 1971, by Luchino Visconti

  • 9/20/2013 | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Location: Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium
  • Event Type: Movie/Film

Film Screening, Death in Venice, 1971, by Luchino Visconti

Luchino Visconti's film adaptation of the classic Thomas Mann novella follows an artist to turn-of-the-century Venice, where his search for beauty and sensuality culminates in an extended stay at the Lido. Steven Cerf, George Lincoln Skolfield, Jr. Professor of German will introduce the film. The screening will be followed by a conversation with Cerf, Jill Suzanne Smith, Associate Professor of German, and Joachim Homann, curator. Organized in conjunction with  the exhibition Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea currently on view at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

Still from Death in Venice, directed by Luchino Visconti.