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Film Screening, Caravaggio
Kathryn Lofton, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Religious Studies, and Chair, LGBT Studies, Yale University
Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 7:00 pm
Directed by Derek Jarman, United Kingdom, 93 min.
Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall Street
Introduced by Kathryn Lofton, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Religious Studies, and Chair, LGBT Studies, Yale University. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Francesco Vanni: Art in Late Renaissance Siena.
Francesco Vanni Film Series
All films are screened at the Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St.
Caravaggio (1986), screening Tuesday, November 5, at 7:00 pm—a personal filmic meditation on the revolutionary painter by the innovative and visionary British director Derek Jarman, himself a painter before he became a filmmaker—evokes both the violence and the sublimity in the life and work of Caravaggio, who was slightly younger than Vanni and who died in the same year.
Cosponsored by the Religion and Film Series, the Institute of Sacred Music; Film Studies Program; Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; Yale University Art Gallery; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale