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Tivoli Essential Cinema - ANDREI RUBLEV - Jan 23 - 7pm

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Tivoli Cinemas

4050 Pennsylvania Avenue

Kansas City, MO 64111

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Film Society KC members and fans! As part of their "Essential Cinema" series the Tivoli Cinemas is presenting a screening of the classic Tarkovsky film ANDREI RUBLEV. There are 10 FREE pairs of tickets reserved for Film Society KC members and fans! Reserve your pair of tickets today as seating is limited and tickets are provided on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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With his second feature, a towering epic that took him years to complete, Andrei Tarkovsky waded deep into the past and emerged with a visionary masterwork.

Threading together several self-contained episodes, the filmmaker traces the renowned icon painter Andrei Rublev through the harsh realities of fifteenth-century Russian life, vividly conjuring the dark and otherworldly atmosphere of the age: a primitive hot-air balloon takes to the sky, snow falls inside an unfinished church, naked pagans celebrate the midsummer solstice, a young man oversees the casting of a gigantic bell.

Appearing here in Tarkovsky’s preferred 183-minute cut, as well as the version that was originally censored by Soviet authorities, Andrei Rublev is an arresting meditation on art, faith, and endurance, and a powerful reflection on expressive constraints in the director’s own time.

Tivoli owner Jerry Harrington will introduce the film and lead a discussion after the screening.

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