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Shoulder Arms / On Heights All is Peace

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Thursday 3/30
7:00 pm
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dir. Charles Chaplin, US, 1918, DCP, 36 min., b/w, silent w/ musical accompaniment

Enlisted during the First World War, Charlie discovers the hard life of the trenches and the dangers of combat.


Followed by:

On Heights All is Peace

Dir. Yervant Gianikian & Angela Ricci-Lucchi, Italy, 1999, 16mm, 71 min.


Comprised of found footage of the Austro-Hungarian and Italian army on the Alpine front, the film is meticulously reassembled and color tinted providing a haunting, first-hand glimpse of the First World War.


This program is made possible by the Exelon Foundation and PECO in conjunction with their Presenting Sponsorship of World War I and American Art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.