What’s New





Catch up on all the latest silent film news; 


 11 September – Soviet Western With Live Music By ‘Hubby’

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


Listings updates

Below we highlight recent additions made to silentfilmcalendar.org listings since;

20 September

See the relevant monthly page for more details.

24 September

Mother (Dir. Vsevolod Pudovkin, USSR, 1926)  With recorded soundtrack.  Phoenix Cinema, Finchley, London    Link

13 October

Nosferatu (Dir. F W Murnau, 1922)  With live musical accompaniment by organist Nick Millar.  St John’s Church, Hyde Park, London  Link

15 October

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

25 October

Silent Clowns: A Slapstick WorkshopWant 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 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, WolverhamptonLink

28 October

A Century of ChaplinThree 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

3 December

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.