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The Cinema Cabaret: Live Film Narration

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 03, 2013 01:08 AM
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by Dwell Editor last modified Apr 27, 2009

Screening The Cinema Cabaret: Live Film Narration 631 West 2nd Street Los Angeles , 90012 The art of live film narration reached its peak with the benshi, a performer who voiced silent films from the stage. Reviving this tradition with a contemporary twist, the "neo-benshi" mutes the soundtrack in scenes from feature films or TV shows and uses in-synch commentary, ventriloquism or music to reinscribe the source material with new meanings.  




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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