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Classic Film Evening: Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)

Classic Film Evening: Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)

Date & Time

March 14, 2024 - 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us to watch a classic film directed by F.W. Murnau with an introduction by SMSA member, Peter Rainey.

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)

Directed by F.W. Murnau

Written by Carl Mayer, Hermann Sudermann and Katherine Hilliker

Starring: George O’Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston


A sophisticated city woman seduces a farmer, who just happens to be married. What could go wrong?

“This is one of the few movies that fully deserves all the raves that it gets. Some movies are artistic masterpieces more to be admired than enjoyed, leaving the viewer feeling a little distant; other movies can be enjoyable and satisfying to watch, but with obvious artistic defects. “Sunrise” is a nearly perfect movie that is impressive in every detail, and it is also a joy to watch, offering moments of suspense and tension and other moments of humor and humanity.” (IMDb)

“The culmination of one of the greatest careers in film history, F.W. Murnau’s Sunrise blends a story of fable-like simplicity with unparalleled visual imagination and technical ingenuity.” (Masters of Cinema)

Film Introduction & Closing Remarks

The screening will include an introduction and closing remarks by SMSA member, Peter Rainey.

Free event with registration. A maximum of one (1) ticket per customer applies. If you would like to bring a friend, please ask them to register through Eventbrite.

Image credit: Breve Storia del CinemaFlickr

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Date & Time

March 14, 2024 - 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm


Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, Pitt Street, Sydney NSW, Australia

Henry Carmichael Theatre

280 Pitt Street Sydney NSW 2000

Level 1


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