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MARIA BY CALLAS — LA FILM FESTIVAL

Centered around an extensive, long-forgotten 1970 interview with David Frost and dramatized with the voice of Fanny Ardant, the upcoming documentary MARIA BY CALLAS—directed by Tom Volf—takes a subjective look at the twentieth century’s singer and personality nonpareil, with a focus on rare performance footage and recordings that capture her work onstage and in front of the camera of Pier Paolo Pasolini.

The opening weekend of the 2018 LA Film Festival will feature a special screening of the film in Hollywood.

MARIA BY CALLAS

LA FILM FESTIVAL

Friday, September 21, at 7:30 pm.

Arclight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles.

Top:  Luchino Visconti and Maria Callas at La Scala.

Middle: David Frost and Callas in 1970.

Below: Callas and Pier Paolo Pasolini in 1969, after shooting Medea.

Image credit all images: © Fonds de Dotation Maria Callas.

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