Syracuse International Film Festival Opens with “Ben Hur,” Scored by Le Moyne’s J.C. Sanford
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (For Immediate Release) … The Syracuse International Film Festival opens with a showing of the 1925 silent version of “Ben Hur” on Friday, April 24, at 7 p.m. at the Palace Theatre, 2384 James Street. This program continues the festival's tradition of commissioning an original jazz score for a classic silent film. The score was composed by J.C. Sanford, director of jazz studies at Le Moyne College, and will be performed by the Central New York Jazz Orchestra.
For ticket information and a complete schedule of festival events, visit www.syrfilmfest.com.
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