MOCA Movie Night: Black Orpheus (1959)

Thursday, October 20, 2022 // 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

MOCA Jacksonville 333 N Laura St, Jacksonville, FL 32202

Event Description


Watch the film Black Orpheus in connection to the exhibition Shervone Neckles: Bless This House.

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About this event

Winner of both the Academy Award for best foreign-language film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, Marcel Camus’ Black Orpheus (Orfeu negro) brings the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice to the twentieth-century madness of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.

Director: Marcel Camus | Starring: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira

MOCA Movie Night is a monthly event that takes place during Third Thursdays at MOCA. Join us for an evening of inspiring film as we present screenings connected to the themes and ideas of our exhibitions and current events.Black Orpheus is presented in connection to the exhibition Shervone Neckles: Bless This House, on view at MOCA Jacksonville September 3, 2022 - March 5, 2023.

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Free with admission | Register and pay for admission in advance to secure your seat at Movie Night

Rated PG | Geared to an adult audience, but open to all ages.