Sunday, Feb. 17 at 12:00pm
In partnership with Chicago Opera Theatre, Facets presents a screening and discussion of Godfrey Reggio's 1982 cult favorite Koyaanisqatsi. With an award-winning score by Phillip Glass, the film will be followed by a reception, including live music provided by Chicago Opera Theatre. The screening will take place at Facets Multi-Media.
Koyaanisqatsi, a Hopi word meaning "life out of balance," is a non-narrative film that presents an apocalyptic vision of the collision of two different worldstechnology-based urban life versus the environment.The event will begin with an introduction by COT General Director Andreas Mitisek, and Facets' Executive Director Milos Stehlik. After the film, enjoy a panel discussion including Scott Manning Stevens, Director of the Newberry's D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies, and Judy Hoffman, University of Chicago Senior Lecturer in the Department of Cinema and Media Studies. Live music and a reception to follow!
$9 General Admission
$5 Facets Members & COT Subscribers