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Saturday, February 25, 2012
8:00 pm
Beckman Auditorium – Beckman Auditorium

Hot Club of San Francisco: Cinema Vivant

Presented By: Caltech Committee on Institute Programs

Imagine yourself in the idyllic French countryside in the 1930s. Sometime before dark, a gypsy caravan sets up camp in a field outside of town, luring the locals out for an evening's fun. The wanderers travel with a film projector, pointing it at the side of a barn. As the images flicker to life beneath the stars, gypsy musicians play their guitars and fiddles, matching every movement on the screen with characteristic virtuosity, passion and humor. Reviving this lost entertainment, The Hot Club of San Francisco presents Cinema Vivant, an evening of vintage silent films accompanied by live Gypsy swing.

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Season Cosponsor: Caltech Employees Federal Credit Union

For tickets and information, email events@caltech.edu, or call (626) 395-4652.
Ticket price: $20;$10 Youth (unreserved seating).
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