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FESTIVAL EVENTS

SHAKESPEARE ON FILM SERIES

The Harlem Shakespeare Festival is a subsidiary of Take Wing And Soar Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved © 2011-2013

film festival curated by Tony Howard

presented in partnership with the East Harlem Film Festival, New Heritage Films/Harlemwood Film Festival & the Royal Shakespeare Company

 

The Poet's Den Theater

309 East 108th Street

New York, NY 10029

DOCUMENTARY // FEATURE

 

Release Year: 2005

Runtime: 90 Minutes

Directed By: Hank Rogerson

Country: USA

SHAKESPEARE BEHIND BARS

Film Synopsis

Take Shakespeare’s final play The Tempest with its violent seas, windswept island, crucial connection to nature, and underlying theme of forgiveness, and bring it into a prison, the ultimate venue of confinement. The result is an extraordinary story about the creative process and the power of art to heal and redeem–in a place where the very act of participation in theatre is a human triumph and a means of personal liberation.

 

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2kr5wV_AiQ

10/19

SAT

7:00PM

NARRATIVE // FEATURE

 

Release Year: 2014

Runtime: 128 minutes

Directed By: Aleta Chappelle

Country: Harlem, USA

ROMEO & JULIET IN HARLEM

Film Synopsis

Romeo & Juliet In Harlem is a modern day adaptation of William Shakespeare’s most popular play, starring Harry Lennix as Capulet, Hernando Caicedo as Romeo and Jasmine Carmichael as Juliet.  Set in Harlem, USA with a cast of color, the film stays true to the original story-line as well as Shakespeare's language READ MORE.

 

10/20

SUN

3:00PM

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NARRATIVE // FEATURE

 

Release Year: 2012

Runtime: 124 Minutes

Directed By: Ralph Feinnes

Country: UK

CORIOLANUS

Film Synopsis

Ralph Fiennes directs and stars in this dramatic thriller about the revered and feared General Coriolanus' revenge on the city of Rome following his banishment ... READ MORE.

 

The Poet's Den Theater

309 East 108th Street

New York, NY 10029

10/24

THU

7:00PM

NARRATIVE // FEATURE

 

Release Year:

Runtime: 191 Minutes

Directed By: Gregory Doran

Country: UK

JULIUS CAESAR

Film Synopsis 

Set in a modern African state, this fast-moving political thriller of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar is directed by the RSC's artistic director, Gregory Doran.  Featuring for the first time, a distinguished cast of black actors including Paterson Joseph as Brutus and Jeffrey Kissoon as Caesar.

 

Shot on location and also in the theatre at Stratford-upon-Avon, Julius Caesar is a vivid portrayal of a struggle for democracy and also a love story between two men united by an explosive act of political violence as the tyrant Caesar is about to seize powe .. READ MORE..

 

 

BONUS:

Arrive to the theatre at 6:30pm to see "The Making of Julius Caesar Documentary", featuring interviews with key cast and crew.  Preshow Wine and Light Refreshments available at Festival venue.

 

 

Venue

The Poet's Den Theater

309 East 108th Street

New York, NY 10029

10/25

FRI

7:00PM

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No public tickets Available Invitation Only

No public tickets Available Invitation Only

PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMAPNY

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