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It's Movie Week at Casa da Música

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Casa da Música brings back cinema, from February 11 to 21, with the best movies of all time. It's Invicta.Música.films. week.

We seek beauty in life trough culture and art. Since the dawn of time, mankind turns to art, whatever form, to make things meaningful.

One can enjoy and appreciate its form or rather the ideas and meaning the artist has tried to convey with that image.

So, too, with film. It tells a story or it may educate and inform us. It may engage and develop an emotional response or it may manipulate viewer response while inspiring or disgusting its audience.

Invicta.Música.films will definitely inspire you, starting with Charlie Chaplin's classic, City Lights (1931), a silent movie that has entertained many and still continues to inspire movie lovers eighty-five years after its release.

It was the first film with original music by Chaplin, and it is this song that the Symphony Orchestra will play live in the Sala Suggia, at the same time the film is being screened. This Saturday, February 11, starting at 6 pm.

A chance also to view Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (translated as Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror; or simply Nosferatu), a German Expressionist horror film from 1922, directed by F. W. Murnau, starring Max Schreck as the vampire Count Orlok. February 14, in the Sala Suggia, at 7:30 pm.

Opportunity to attend two concerts featuring epic soundtracks that became hits: Star Wars and ET - The Extra-terrestrial, Harry Potter, Braveheart and Pirates of the Caribbean.

For more information, view here.