Opera Philadelphia

Breaking the Waves: A Film Screening and Panel

PFS Roxy Theater
2023 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA

In anticipation of Opera Philadelphia’s World Premiere adaptation of Breaking the Waves, Opera Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Film Society are proud to present special screenings celebrating the 20th anniversary of Lars von Trier’s Oscar-nominated film starring Emily Watson and Stellan Skarsgård. Following the screening on Sept. 17, TV Guide’s Damian Holbrook will moderate a panel discussion featuring opera librettist Royce Vavrek, University of Pennsylvania's Lance Wahlert, and composer Missy Mazzoli

Opera Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Film Society will present a second screening on Sept. 19 with additional screenings taking place throughout the week. View showtimes and purchase tickets for additional screenings here.

Presented in partnership with the Philadelphia Film Society as part of the Signature Series at the PFS Roxy Theater.

Tickets: $15 | $13 for subscribers and members>>

PFS Roxy Theater

Dates are in 2016.

Sat, Sep 17 2:00 p.m.

Film runs approximately two hours and 39 minutes.