August 25, 2024 – “Greed (1924)” Screening Event [silent film accompaniment]

Venue: Museum of the Moving Image
Time: 5:30 p.m. EST
Address: 36-01 35 Ave, Astoria, NY 11106, USA

Event Overview:
The Museum of the Moving Image will host a screening of the classic silent film “Greed,” directed by Erich von Stroheim. This event will feature live piano accompaniment by Makia Matsumura.

Films Being Screened:
“Greed” (1924) is a silent drama that explores themes of avarice and moral decay. Directed by Erich von Stroheim, the film originally ran nearly nine hours before being significantly cut. Despite this, “Greed” remains a pivotal work in silent cinema, noted for its realistic portrayal of human nature and its innovative use of location shooting.

For more information about the event and to purchase tickets, please visit the Museum of the Moving Image’s What’s On page.