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Watzek Screens: Elevator to the Gallows

Date: 7:00pm PDT September 12, 2013 Location: Miller Hall 105

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Thursday, September 12, we’ll be kicking off Watzek Screens French New Wave Cinema with Louis Malle’s 1958 thriller, Elevator to the Gallows at 7pm in Miller 105. In addition to being the only thriller in the New Wave movement, Elevator to the Gallows includes, “one of the most well-regarded jazz soundtracks of all time, Miles Davis famously played the score live, watching the film on a screen in the studio while his quartet improvised…” says Jim Bunnelle, the coordinator of Watzek Screens. To read more about this film and the French New Wave film series, check out the Watzek Screens blog.

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