Sunday, September 3, 2017

Pandora's Box shows in Manilla Sept. 4

Pandora's Box (1929), the sensational G.W. Pabst directed film starring Louise Brooks, will be shown in Manila in the Philippeans on September 3 at 5:30 pm as part of the 11th annual International Silent Film Festival Manila. This special free screening is co-sponsored by the Goethe-Institut Philippinen. Scoring the film is the Philippine rock band known as Sandwich.

From the Festival: "At 5:30 PM, Goethe-Institut Philippinen will screen one of silent cinema’s masterworks, Pandora’s Box (1929), by George Wilhelm Pabst. Based on the controversial plays of Frank Wedekind, the film features the dazzling Louise Brooks in her classic bobbed hairstyle as Lulu. Pandora’s Box will be accompanied by the band Sandwhich, led by local rock icon Raymond Marasigan."

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