Martin Scorsese is an American icon. If there ever were a quintessential American director that captured Americana so well throughout his whole career, it would be Martin Scorsese.
And best of all, his films transcend geographical boundaries. International audiences get to glimpse into Scorsese's interpretation of America and his engaging and compelling characters.
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The stories he tells are often tragedies, showcasing the underworld of society or the underbelly of high society, be they mobsters, Hollywood icons, brutes, or the rich and powerful. And there's nothing more engaging than seeing a character rise and fall. We become enticed by their success, living vicariously through them, and then are able to jump back into our moral judgement as we watch them fail. No different than how our society often regards the rich and famous, thus the compelling nature of these stories is embedded in our psyche and DNA.
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During the festival visitors will have a chance to watch master’s best works: Goodfellas, The Aviator, Casino, The Last Temptation of Christ, Raging Bull, The Departed,Taxi Driver.
The Festival will last till January 18th, 2017. A single ticket costs UAH 30 but guests can also purchase the festival all-inclusive ticket for UAH 150 for all the screening of the festival.
Address: 9, Copernicus street, Lviv. Copernicus Movie Theater.