Friday Night Films- Amadeus
The Mercer Island Arts Council's film series returns with a new name and a fresh look to celebrate the 15th year of FREE movies on Mercer Island! Join us for Friday Night Films and discover the “Art of Film” through a dozen movies about visual arts, dance, music, theater, and more. From musicals to documentaries, animated features to biopics, this season will delight art lovers of all ages. Film historian Lance Rhoades sets the stage with an introduction for each film and then leads a Q&A to share more insights and interesting facts. All films are free and open to the public. Visit http://www.mercergov.org/fridayfilms for the full 2019 lineup.
Set in 18th-century Vienna, this award-winning film follows a fictional rivalry between Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Italian composer Antonio Salieri at the court of Emperor Joseph II.
This series is presented by the Mercer Island Arts Council and Mercer Island Parks & Recreation with additional support from the Mercer Island Sister City Association