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Medea

Film/Video

Medea

Medea

Image courtesy of Swank Films

Medea

Medea

Image courtesy of Swank Films

Medea

(Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1969)

Thu, Feb 13, 2014 7 PM

Starring opera legend Maria Callas in her only film role (she doesn’t sing), Medea takes its plot from the Euripides classic and is set amidst the early Christian churches in the Göreme region of Turkey. (110 mins., 35mm)

Join Louis-Georges Schwartz prior to the film for "Medea 1969, or Women’s Self-Abolition in the Years of Lead," a free lecture on the film in the context of Italian feminism and the women’s struggle within militant movements between 1969 and 1978.