Win Tickets: The Color of Pomegranates @ Clinton Street Theater | 20th Century Masterpieces

We are giving away a pair of tickets to see The Color of Pomegranates at the Clinton Street Theater on Friday, September 28 through Wednesday, October 3. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, September 28.

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From our sponsors at Clinton Street Theater:
The Color of Pomegranates @ Clinton Street TheaterThe Color of Pomegranates
Friday, September 28 through Wednesday, October 3, 2012
9 p.m. | $6 | All Ages

Clinton Street Theater
2522 Southeast Clinton Street Portland, OR 97202
(503) 238-5588 | More Info: www.clintonsttheater.com

One of the greatest masterpieces of the 20th century, Sergei Parajanov’s “The Color of Pomegranates”, a biography of the Armenian troubadour Sayat Nova (King of Song) reveals the poet’s life more through his poetry than a conventional narration of important events in Sayat Nova’s life.

We see the poet grow up, fall in love, enter a monastery and die, but these incidents are depicted in the context of what are images from Sergei Parajanov’s imagination and Sayat Nova’s poems, poems that are seen and rarely heard. Sofiko Chiaureli plays 6 roles, both male and female, and Sergei Parajanov writes, directs, edits, choreographs, works on costumes, design and decor and virtually every aspect of this revolutionary work void of any dialog or camera movement.

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12 Responses to Win Tickets: The Color of Pomegranates @ Clinton Street Theater | 20th Century Masterpieces

  1. Carlen Lloyd September 27, 2012 at 10:09 #

    Me me me!! Please me! I never get picked for ANYTHING. :(

  2. Anne September 27, 2012 at 12:18 #

    I have heard great things about this movie.

  3. Matthew September 27, 2012 at 15:11 #

    One of the great Soviet-era directors whose work I have never seen. This is such a rare event, I hope you’ll pick this cinephile for the experience.

  4. Zach September 27, 2012 at 15:11 #

    Maybe I’ll try reverse syntax, semantics, AND psychology…you thank, me pick don’t.

  5. Matt September 27, 2012 at 15:33 #

    I’d love to go so that I can write a review on what a wonderful movie and experience I had and why Clinton Street Theater is one of the only places that don’t gouge you to see movies anymore. :-)

  6. jenette September 27, 2012 at 18:08 #

    The Color of Pomegranates is one of my all-time favorite films. I’ve seen it many times, but never on a big screen. I am so excited!!

  7. margit September 27, 2012 at 19:48 #

    Yes! Please!

  8. margit September 27, 2012 at 19:49 #

    Wonderful!

  9. margit September 27, 2012 at 19:49 #

    Deep

  10. Geoff September 28, 2012 at 11:42 #

    In Tbilisi, Georgia – the city where Parajanov was born – there’s a statue of the director attached to the side of a building. He’s leaping, smiling, coattails flapping – it looks like he’s flying. All of his films make me feel this way: flying frozen in place. Can’t wait to hit Clinton Street and see them on the big screen!

  11. Tyler Berg September 28, 2012 at 13:49 #

    I love this film, I would love to see it in a theater. My friend is a film major visiting from LA, and I WILL be taking him to see this! Thanks for the tip, and free tickets would be amazing!

  12. Hannah Penn September 28, 2012 at 22:12 #

    As a mom of a 9-month-old, I could really use some intellectual stimulation and some SILENCE. Please give these to me and let me have a blissful night out with a friend!

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