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Extraordinary Women: Hildegard of Bingen

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Revue Cinema

400 Roncesvalles Avenue

Toronto, ON M6R 2M9

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The 12th century nun Hildegard of Bingen was a late bloomer. But what a late bloomer. A visionary experience in her early 40s led to one of the most extraordinary creative outpourings in history. We’ll explore her life and work at the Revue Cinema, Sunday, January 20 at 11 a.m. The event, presented by Back Lane Studios, is another in the Extraordinary Women Series and a repeat of one of our most popular screenings.

On the program:

  • Vocalist Krystina Lewicki, a medieval music specialist, who will sing several of Hildegard’s compositions, accompanying herself on a 65-string bandura.
  • The 50-minute documentary, In the Symphony of the World: A Portrait of Hildegard of Bingen.
  • A panel discussion and Q&A with author Teri Degler, who has written about women mystics and creativity; medieval manuscript specialist Rebecca Golding, who will discuss the remarkable images in Hildegard’s writings; and Krystina, with her musical perspective.

Hildegard may have worn a habit -- but she also donned many hats: poet and composer, herbalist and healer; theologian and abbess; cosmologist and medical writer, playwright and politician. She wrote about everything -- from theology to female sexuality, botany to beer making, all the while connecting with the most powerful personages of her times. Why was she overlooked and forgotten for 800 years? Join us Sunday morning, January 20, for the discussion.

Tickets are $11 plus $1.11 fee on Eventbrite and $15 at the door.

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Toronto, ON M6R 2M9

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