Catch up on all the latest silent film news;
25 August – A Big Screen Cinema Release for Fritz Lang’s Metropolis
11 August – Programme Details of British Silent Film Festival Announced
2 August – The Dark Corners of Weimar in Dublin
26 July – Silents at the Scalarama.
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Check out our latest reviews;
Silentfilmcalendar.org – Review of the year: 2016 – Click here
Rails (Rotaie) (1929) – Click here
Shooting Stars (1928) – Click here
The Goose Woman (1925) + shorts – Click here
Filibus (1915) – Click here
Below we highlight recent additions made to silentfilmcalendar.org listings since;
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Mother (Dir. Vsevolod Pudovkin, USSR, 1926) With recorded soundtrack. Phoenix Cinema, Finchley, London Link
Nosferatu (Dir. F W Murnau, 1922) With live musical accompaniment by organist Nick Millar. St John’s Church, Hyde Park, London Link
The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (Dir. Robert Wiene, 1920) Presented as part of the Organ Reformed 2017 Festival. With the premier of a new score specially commissioned by the festival, composed by ‘ambient drone mastermind’ Adam Bryanbaum Wiltzie and performed by organist James McVinnie with the London Contemporary Orchestra soloists and choir. Union Chapel, London N1 Link
Silent Clowns: A Slapstick Workshop. Want to get the kids interested in silent film at an early age? Bring them along to this workshop. Presented as part of the Wolverhampton Comedy Festival. Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton Link
Custard Pie Ceremony A celebration of the art of the custard pie throwing. Films being screened include A Noise from the Deep (1913), His Trysting Places (1914) , Behind the Screen (1916) and The Battle of the Century (1927). Presented as part of the Wolverhampton Comedy Festival. Introduced by Katie O’Malley, with live musical accompaniment. Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton. Link
A Century of Chaplin. Three classic Chaplin shorts including The Immigrant (Dir, Charles Chaplin, US, 1917) Presented as part of the Wolverhampton Comedy Festival. With live musical accompaniment. Light House Media Centre, The Chubb Buildings, Wolverhampton Link
Pandora’s Box (Dir. G W Pabst, Ger, 1929) With live piano accompaniment by Stephen Horne and an introduction by Silent London’s Pamela Hutchinson, author of a forthcoming BFI Film Classics book on Pandora’s Box. Phoenix Cinema, Finchley, London. Link
NB Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure that the information contained in these listings is accurate, silentfilmcalendar.org can take no responsibility for any errors or inaccuracies. You are strongly advised to confirm with the venue that the event remains as detailed, particularly if travelling any distance to attend.