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Film Series - In the Heart of the Sea

Thursday, March 01, 2018 to Thursday, March 01, 2018
7:00 PM

Location: Melwood Screening Room
Pittsburgh Filmmakers  
477 Melwood Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

In the Heart of the Sea


Pittsburgh Opera Film Series: a partnership with Pittsburgh Filmmakers

Subscribers receive exclusive priority access to our popular Film Series, held on selected dates during the season. Pittsburgh Opera and Pittsburgh Filmmakers collaborate to choose films that pair with the current season's operas...sometimes in surprising ways! 

Our film pairing for Moby-Dick is In the Heart of the Sea.

In 1820, crewmen (Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy) aboard the New England vessel Essex face a harrowing battle for survival when a whale of mammoth size and strength attacks with force, crippling their ship and leaving them adrift in the ocean. Pushed to their limits and facing storms, starvation, panic and despair, the survivors must resort to the unthinkable to stay alive. Their incredible tale ultimately inspires author Herman Melville to write "Moby-Dick." Watch the trailer.

(2015) MPAA Rating: PG-13. 

121 minutes.  


6:45 PM • Doors open
7:00 PM • Informal Reception for subscribers and their guests
7:30 PM • Film screening begins in the Melwood Screening Room

SPACE IS LIMITED! RSVP by Wednesday, February 28th at 4:00 PM to Sue Solito, 412-281-0912.