Ciné-Concert: Autour de George Méliès with Alexandra Grimal and Tyshawn Sorey

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December 03, 2011

3pm.

French Institute Alliance Française

Manhattan

Tween, Teen, Adult

$20

Event description: This special "ciné-concert" combines short films by Georges Méliès, one of the most creative French silent film directors, with musical accompaniment by award-winning French saxophonist Alexandra Grimal and drummer Tyshawn Sorey.

The addition of the musicians' delightful live score brings new meaning to the director's stunning films, rendering them even more captivating.

Please note that drummer Marcus Gilmore, who was originally scheduled to attend, will not be able to participate due to unavoidable circumstances.

Presented in collaboration with the Festival d'Anères.

Address: 55 E. 59th Street
Tinker Auditorium
Manhattan, NY 10022
Phone: 800-982-2787
Website: www.fiaf.org

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