In the Kenyan bush, a small-time ivory dealer fights to stay on top while forces mobilize to destroy his trade. When he turns to his younger cousin, a conflicted wildlife ranger who hasn’t been paid … Continue reading "Film for Thought: When Lambs Become Lions"
Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass’s masterpieces, following the now-legendary Met staging of Satyagraha. Star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo is the title pharaoh, the revolutionary ruler who transformed ancient Egypt, with the striking … Continue reading "MET Live: Akhnaten"
The film The Innocents of Florence, directed by David Battistella, tells the story of art restorers in Florence, Italy who begin in 2013 work on ‘Madonna of the Innocents,’ a 600 year old painting. Soon, they … Continue reading "Documentary Film with the Director: The Innocents of Florence"
FREE TRIP TO EGYPT takes audiences on a remarkable journey, in which an unlikely group of travelers to the Middle East find themselves transformed by the power of human connection. Tarek Mounib, a Canadian-Egyptian entrepreneur living … Continue reading "Think Different Film Series – ‘Free Trip to Egypt’"
After wowing audiences with his astounding production of Lulu in 2015, South African artist William Kentridge now focuses his extraordinary visual imagination on Berg’s other operatic masterpiece, set in an apocalyptic pre–World War I environment. Met Music … Continue reading "MET Live: Wozzeck"