Silent Shakespeare: Free Hamlet Screening in Adelaide

Silent Shakespeare: Free Hamlet Screening

Date: Monday 21 March, 2016
Time: 7-10pm (Doors at 6pm)
Venue: Capri Cinema, 141 Goodwood Road, Goodwood, SA 5034
Registration: Entry is free:
Enquiries: Mrs Kerry Ludwig, Flinders University, (08) 8201 2637,
Ms Jacquie Bennett, The University of Adelaide, (08) 8313 2421,

Flinders University School of Humanities and Creative Arts and Flinders Institute for Research in the Humanities, in collaboration with the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (Europe 1100-1800), presents a free event of film, music and discussion to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.

Gala screening of a famous silent Hamlet, starring Asta Nielsen, (dir. Svend Gade and Heinz Schall, Germany, 1920) with an improvised live score by Ashley Hribar (piano), Julian Ferraretto (violin) and Rachel Johnston (cello).

Introduced by Professor Judith Buchanan. Judith is Professor of Film and Literature and Director of the Humanities Research Centre at the University of York, UK, and Director of Silents Now.

Australian born Ashley Hribar is solo artist, improviser and composer.

Australian born jazz violinist Julian Ferraretto moved to London in 2002 and has since become known for his virtuosic and melodically charged improvisational style.

Originally from New Zealand, Rachel Johnston played for seven years as a member of the Australian String Quartet and has become one of Australia’s best known cellists.