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The UNCG Philip Glass Film Festival

Photo of Philip GlassCan’t wait for Philip Glass’ appearance at UNCG later this month?

Enjoy his artistry on the big screen.

The UNCG Philip Glass Film Festival kicks off Tuesday, April 7, 11 a.m. It continues April 9, 11 a.m. On Monday, April 13, screenings will be at 8:30 a.m. and at 5 p.m. All screenings in the film festival will be in the UNCG Music Building’s Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

The UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance, in partnership with the Department of Music Studies and the Office of Sustainability, presents this film series featuring the music of Philip Glass.

The Philip Glass Film Festival will include documentaries about Glass (A Composer’s Notes, Looking Glass), documentaries with music by Glass (A Crude Awakening, Anima Mundi, Taiji: Chaotic Harmony ), film versions of operas by Glass (Satyagraha, Kepler), and the acclaimed Qatsi Trilogy (Koyaanisqatsi, Powaqqatsi, Naqoyqatsi).

You can experience these films on a big screen with high quality audio in the Recital Hall of the Music Building.

Philip Glass will appear live at UNCG on April 14 as part of the University Performing Arts Series. The UNCG Opera Theatre will perform Philip Glass’ “Galileo Galilei” on April 16, 17 and 19.