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Film Screening: “The Charm of Impossibilities”

Sunday, February 3, 2019, 3:00 PM Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ

Program

A film screening of "The Charm of Impossibilities," a documentary about Olivier Messiaen's masterpiece "Quartet for the End of Time."

The documentary tells the story of the genesis of the "Quartet for the End of Time,"  a piece that was composed and interpreted during World War II in a prisoner-of-war camp.  It features Olivier Messiaen and was directed by Nicolas Buenaventura Vidal.  This event is free and open to the public.  Running time 1 hour and 20 minutes.