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Korol Lir (Dir. Grigori Kozintsev, Russia, 1971)
March 3, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm CSTFree
A Soviet era film based on Shakespeare’s King Lear, Korol Lir follows the lives of King Lear and his courtier Gloucester, documenting the madness and tragedy which befall them.
Alternative Shakespeares comprises a series of eight film screenings and discussions that highlight the diversity of Shakespearean representations on film. Providing a forum for thought and conversation about Shakespeare in adaptation, this screening will feature an introduction and discussion led by Kirsten Pullen, Associate Professor, Department of Performance Studies, Texas A&M University.
This event is made possible through the generous support of the Texas A&M Department of English and the University Libraries.