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Antigone: Rites of Passion

Antigone: Rites of Passion

Director: Amy Greenfield

From renowned filmmaker Amy Greenfield, this critically acclaimed modern adaptation of Sophocles' classic tragedy combines dance and narrative to tell the story of Antigone, who risks her own life to arrange the burial of her brother Polyneices. The treachery surrounding his death and the threatening behavior of King Creon provide the drama that motivates this daring interpretation of the classic story. Bonus material includes an extensive interview with Classics scholar Dr. Marianne McDonald.

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Galileo

Galileo

Director: Joseph Losey
Year: 1974

Based on the play by Bertolt Brecht (originally translated by Charles Laughton), GALILEO explores not merely the infamous historical figure, but the philosophical concepts for which he was both celebrated and condemned.

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Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros

Director: Tom O'Horgan
Year: 1973

The film version of Eugene Ionesco's absurdist play tells of a French city where the citizens begin to turn mysteriously into rhinoceroses. Zero Mostel creates his Tony-winning Broadway role. Includes the marvelous Karen Black.

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Three Sisters

Three Sisters

Director: Laurence Olivier
Year: 1970

Anton Chekhov's classic play about the lives of three sisters living in a remote Russian village is given the all-star treatment by director and star Laurence Olivier.

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A Delicate Balance

A Delicate Balance

Director: Tony Richardson
Year: 1973

An invasion of friends and family pushes the repressed problems of a complacent marriage to the fore in this exceptional adapatation of Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

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The Iceman Cometh

The Iceman Cometh

Director: John Frankenheimer
Year: 1973

Considered the definitive film version of one of Eugene O'Neill's greatest plays, this simple tale of a birthday celebration at a saloon takes a devastating look at disillusionment and dashed hopes.

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Theater of War

Theater of War

Director: John W. Walter
Year: 2008

Filmmaker John Walter artfully captures Meryl Streep groping for - and then seizing the character in her unforgettable portrayal of Mother Courage in Tony Kushner's adaptation of the Bertolt Brecht masterpiece Mother Courage and Her Children.

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Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

Director: Bob Komar
Year: 2007

Sex and power drive the action of William Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure.

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In Celebration

In Celebration

Director: Lindsay Anderson
Year: 1975

Taught adaptation of David Storey's emotionally-charged family drama.

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Philadelphia, Here I Come!

Philadelphia, Here I Come!

Director: John Quested
Year: 1975

The American Film Theatre's Philadelphia, Here I Come! presents an ingenious glimpse into the stock-taking of young Gareth "Gar" O'Donnell on the eve of his emigration to America.

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