Apocalypse Now Redux & Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro at the Dryden Theatre

Apocalypse Now Redux & Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro at the Dryden Theatre

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Apocalypse Now Redux

Apocalypse Now Redux introduced by Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro, Friday, March 24 at the Dryden Theatre

As part of WXXI's Veterans Connections initiative, we would like to share details about a special event at the George Eastman Museum. Academy Award-winning cinematographer Vittorio Storaro, who will be in town to receive the George Eastman Award. George Eastman Museum will screen Apocalypse Now Redux, Francis Ford Coppola’s epic re-edited to include nearly fifty minutes of footage not seen on the film’s initial release, with a special introduction by Cinematographyer Vittorio Storaro on Friday, March 24. In this retelling of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Dennis Hopper, Laurence Fishburne, Harrison Ford, and Robert Duvall costar in one of cinema’s definitive statements on the madness of war, elevated to its status as a classic also thanks to Storaro’s frighteningly beautiful cinematography. Tickets: $25, general admission. https://www.eastman.org/george-eastman-award-vittorio-storaro 

This screening is part of a three-day tribute to Vittorio Storaro, which includes the presentation of the George Eastman Award to Storaro and a screening of Dick Tracy (1990) on Saturday, March 25 at 8 p.m. and a screening of Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015) with an introduction by Storaro on Sunday, March 26 at 2 p.m.

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