The Color of Pomegranates by Sergei Parajanov @ Doc Films at the University of Chicago, Chicago [17 February]

The Color of Pomegranates by Sergei Parajanov


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17
February
19:00 - 20:15

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Doc Films at the University of Chicago
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Parajanov's rapturous exploration of Armenian cultural identity, brimming with extravagant imagery and lavish production design, focuses on one of its central figures: the legendary poet and musician Sayat Nova. On this biographical pretext, the film weaves a dazzling tapestry of folklore and symbolism. For decades available only in a cut butchered by Soviet authorities, this new version of The Color of Pomegranates restores the full extent of the film's feverish energy.

runtime: 75m format: DCP

Part of our Sunday series, A Cinema of Resistance
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