ICFS Presents: F. W. Murnau’s FAUST w/LIVE score by Order of the Illusive

Friday, October 13, 2023
ICFS presents
F. W. Murnau’s “Faust” w/LIVE score by Order of the Illusive
About the movie:

Featuring astonishing photography, magnificent art direction and special effects that retain their power to amaze, F.W. Murnau’s “Faust” tells the tale of a man who sells his soul to the devil after the fate of all mankind falls on his shoulders.

(1926; Silent; Not rated; 107 minutes)

Order of the Illusive are:
Bradford Reed (pencilina and drums) is a Brooklyn, NY-based composer, multi-instrumentalist and producer. The pencilina is an original instrument of his own design and construction, which he’s performed with worldwide over the last three decades. Reed has played with King Missile III (and produced 4 of their records) and was a member of the Blue Man Group’s original band. He has also composed music for film and television including the the first season Superjail! on Adult Swim and 3 seasons of Ugly Americans on Comedy Central.
Geoff Gersh (guitar) is a musician, composer and improviser based in the NYC area. Gersh explores the sonic boundaries of the electric guitar with – and without – the aid of found objects and electronic devices. Moving between the worlds of ambient, drone, improvisation and experimental, Gersh has performed and collaborated with Pauline Oliveros, Jonathan Bepler and a great many other musicians, choreographers and visual artists both domestically and abroad.
Zach Layton (17 string bass) is a guitarist, composer, curator, teacher and visual artist based in New York. He has an extensive background in orchestral composition and experimental music, has performed with Bobby Previte, and is currently a professor of music at Ramapo College of New Jersey.
A part of the “Our Monsters, Ourselves: The Legacy of Pre-code Horror” Series, this film will be introduced by Jeremy Matthew Glick, Associate Professor of African Diaspora Literature at Hunter College.

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