Following the Ninth, film presentation

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Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 7:00pm


The Lansing Symphony Orchestra and The East Lansing Film Festival present:

FOLLOWING THE NINTH: In the Footsteps of Beethoven's Final Symphony

FOLLOWING THE NINTH is an inspirational film about Beethoven's Choral Symphony, its majestic power to liberate us, to shield us against suffering, to provide hope and resilience during dark times. Filmed on five continents and in 12 countries, FOLLOWING THE NINTH is the story of four lives that have been transformed and repaired by the music, expressed most vividly in the prophecy of the Ode to Joy: "Alle Menschen werden Brüder"(All Men Will Be Brothers). (c) 

"The film is beautiful and powerful...If millions could experience its affirming and incandescent message, we might turn around the destructive dynamics that are overwhelming the earth." - Bill Moyers

"A majestic documentary ... Each anecdote builds upon the next to create that rarest of films: a documentary as ineffable and transformative as it sets out to be." - The Village Voice

Thursday, August 15

7:00pm (door opens at 6:30pm)

East Lansing Hannah Community Center

819 Abbot Road, EL

Tickets - $10

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