Tickets available now for Vision: From the Life of Hildegard Von Bingen with a live performance by Margaret Waddell before each showing. Two shows: Wed, Jan. 12 and Thurs., Jan. 13 at 6:30pm.
A true visionary, Hildegard von Bingen was a 12th-century composer, philosopher, playwright, poet, scientist, physician and ecological activist. She was also a Benedictine nun and Christian mystic. Vision is director Margarethe von Trotta's highly acclaimed, beautifully shot portrait of von Bingen. "Transporting. Casts convent life as a kind of fever dream. Von Trotta's canvas of medieval faith impresses in its detail." (Benjamin Mercer, The L Magazine)
Prior to both screenings of the film, local Bingen scholar and singer Margaret Waddell will perform a short set of Bingen's music . . Doors at 5:30. Please arrive early to catch the whole show. Latecomers will not be admitted until after the live performance.