Edmonton Opera Film Series
Edmonton Opera presents a film series that explores and relates thematically to its 2012/13 season of productions. Beginning our season with one of the grandest of all grand opera’s, Verdi’s Aida will transform you through an inspired tale of ancient Egypt and forbidden love.
Director: Joseph L Mankiewicz
Cleopatra (Elizabeth Taylor) attempts to secure her power as Queen of Egypt by charming Julius Caesar (Rex Harrison) and Mark Antony (Richard Burton) with whom she has a stormy love affair, but Egypt is finally integrated into the Roman Empire...... view more
Director: Federico Fellini
Fellini delighted audiences with this funny and affectionate fantasy vision of his boyhood, the fourth of the legendary director’s works to win the Academy Award for Best Foreign-Language Film.... Amarcord (the title is Romagnese dialect for “I remember”) is set... view more
Director: David Lean
With Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin wrapping up the 2012/13 season, Edmonton Opera is excited to screen _Doctor Zhivago_ as part of the EO Film Series. Both the opera and the film tell stories of drama, beauty, romantic obsession and regrets that... view more