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I Am Not A Rock Star
Film Screening Featuring Pianist Marika Bournaki
Friends of Chamber Music, in collaboration with the Denver Film Society, will be screening the film I Am Not a Rock Star about the career of Juilliard-trained concert pianist Marika Bournaki. A part of the Women+Film program, the screening will take place Thursday night, February 6, at the Sie Film Center, 2510 E. Colfax Ave. A 6:00 pm wine and cheese reception will precede the 7:00 pm film screening.
Shot over eight years, the award-winning feature documentary follows the dramatic coming-of-age story of Montreal-born Bournaki from age 12 to 20. The Huffington Post calls Bournaki “the Celine Dion of classical music.” The film gives viewers a rare look inside the world of classical music, while exploring universal human themes of dreams, love, sacrifice, determination, family, and the elusive alchemy required to find one’s purpose in life. I Am Not a Rock Star made its New York premiere at Lincoln Center in July of 2013. Both Marika Bournaki and film director Bobbi Jo Hart will be present for a Q&A session immediately after the film.
Tickets are $15 each and are available through the Denver Film Center, 720-381-0813, http://www.denverfilm.org.
The following is a link to the I Am Not A Rockstar Official Trailer: http://vimeo.com/50312292
Friends of Chamber Music is the premier presenter of chamber music in the Denver area, annually offering a series of concerts including string quartets, piano trios, soloists, and mixed ensembles. Artists and ensembles are the finest available on the international concert scene. Friends of Chamber Music is also committed to educational outreach, engaging visiting artists to provide residencies and master classes at elementary, junior high, senior high and college levels. For more information, visit http://www.friendsofchambermusic.com.
Contact: Lisa Bain, Friends of Chamber Music
Alternate Contact: Desiree Parrott-Alcorn
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