Fri 25 May

Broken Blossoms

Cert. PG

Classics, Festivals & Series, Special Screenings

Offbeat Jazz & Cinema Festival


90 mins

USA | 1919 | dir. David Wark Griffith, with Richard Barthelmess, Lillian Gish, Donald Crisp, André de Beranger | silent

French pianist Armel Dupas, a film composer and member of jazz bassist Henri Texier’s Sky Dancers Quintet, performs an exclusive ‘live’ imaginary soundtrack combining acoustic piano and electronica to D.W. Griffith’s Broken Blossoms, a haunting, fragile romance between a gentle, opium-addicted Chinese man and a Cockney waif, brutalised by her father.

Double bill: screening & live music + talk The History of European Jazz on Fri 25 May at 7pm: £15, conc. £13

The film will be screened on a rare 35mm print



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