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Darren Aronofsky and Patti Smith to appear at Museum of the Moving Image

SmithNov. 12, 2014 By Michael Florio

Singer Patti Smith will join director Darren Aronofsky at the Museum of Moving Image next week to screen his film Noah.

Smith and Aronofsky will talk about the film and their collaboration following the movie on Monday, November 17, at the museum.

Smith will perform her song “Mercy Is,” which is featured in the film.

Noah, which premiered last spring, is a based on the Old Testament story and stars Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins and Emma Watson.

“Noah is a remarkable cinematic accomplishment, a dazzling epic as well as a thoughtful and very timely interpretation of the biblical story,” said David Schwartz, the Museum’s Chief Curator in a statement.

“We are thrilled Darren Aronofsky and Patti Smith will be here to discuss the movie, and it will be very special to hear her live performance.”

Tickets for the event cost $25 and are currently on sale.

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