BEN-HUR (1925)

One of the most prominent moving pictures in the history of silent film, which also benefited from the largest budget in the decade in which it was made, Ben-Hur (1925 version) remains a classic that has never ceased to enthrall audiences. A 16mm film projection with pristine images, accompanied by peerless improvisers.

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, Fred Niblo, 1925, black-and-white,
English headings, 127 mins.

Zoé Dumais, violin
Guillaume Bourque, clarinet
Guillaume Martineau, piano
Patrick Graham, percussion

Presented in collaboration with Le Cinéclub de Montréal/The Film Society (CFS)

Wednesday, February 19th 2020 at 7:30pm
Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Min

For tickets and information: 514-285-2000

Bourgie Concert Hall, at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) complex, is a 444-seat venue located in the restored Erskine and American Church (designed in 1894 in Neo-Romanesque style by architect Alexander Cowper Hutchison). Designated a national historic site in 1998, the transformed setting is now graced with high-quality acoustics and an exceptional décor incorporating 20 historic Tiffany stained glass windows. Ideal for performances by chamber-music ensembles, string orchestras, and other groups, Bourgie Concert Hall offer music lovers an auditory repertoire as diverse as the MMFA collections.

Bourgie Concert Hall
1339 Sherbrooke Street West