The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Flagstaff premiere of “Grand Piano” as part of the festival’s monthly Flagstaff Cinema Series. There will be one screening of the film.
Elijah Wood and John Cusack star in the new indie drama “Grand Piano” — an edge-of-your-seat thriller that critics and audiences are comparing to Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Man Who Knew Too Much”.
Tom Selznick (Wood) — the most talented pianist of his generation — stopped performing in public because of his stage fright. Years after a catastrophic performance, he reappears in public in a long awaited concert in Chicago. In a packed theater, in front of the expectant audience, Tom finds a message written on the score: “Play one wrong note and you die”. Without leaving the piano, Tom must discover the anonymous sniper’s motives and look for help without anyone realizing.
Following the screening, members of the NAU Philosophy Department will facilitate a discussion exploring ideas that inspire, perplex, or provoke the audience.
The vitality of a community is greatly enhanced when its interested members gather at public events and discuss ideas such as: What makes someone a friend? When is a life worthwhile? How can those with damaged lives redeem themselves? These questions and others that emerge from viewing excellent film are, in their essence, philosophical, central to the lives we lead. Prompted by the powerful medium of film, Philosophy and Film brings accessibility to the subtle and profound ideas that film inspires.
Tickets are $12; $9 for Film Festival members; $6 for full-time students
2014/05/14 - 2014/05/14
Additional time info:
Tickets go on sale in the Harkins lobby starting at 6:00pm.