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Latest news

Catch up on the latest Silent Film news

– Silent Film Listings in Ireland 

– Cinema Release For Another Silent Film Classic

– Silents at the Flatpack Festival 

– Remembering Britain’s First Purpose Built Film Studios

– Cowgirls at the Kennington Bioscope

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What’s new

Check out our latest reviews;

Maciste in Love (1919) + The Slave of Phidias, (1917) – click here

Silentfilmcalendar.com – Review of the Year: 2016 – click here

Pandora’s Box (1929) – click here

Salt For Svanetia (1921) + The Arabian Nights (1921) + shorts – click here

A Sixth Part Of The World (1926)click here

 

Listings Updates

Below we highlight recent additions made to the silentfilmcalendar.com listings since:       

     17  February             

See the relevant monthly page for more details. 

20 February

The Golem: How He Came Into The World  (Dir.  Paul Wegener/Carl Boese, 1920)    Jewish Community Centre, London  Link

24 February

One A.M.+ Easy Street + The Rink. (Dir.  Charles Chaplin, 1916/1917    )  With live musical accompaniment by Unsilent Movies.  Ultimate Picture Palace, Oxford Link

25 February

The First Film: A Special Screening.    A feature length documentary proving once and for all Louis Le Prince made the world’s very first moving image film from a single point of view in Leeds, Yorkshire, EnglandArmlet Mills Industrial Museum, Leeds.  Link

3 March

Broken Blossoms (Dir. D W Griffiths, 1919) .  With live organ accompaniment  by Donald Mackenzie.  Regent Street Cinema, London Link

11March

Women Out West   A look at some early cowgirl stars of the silent era as selected by Michelle from @best2vilmabanky.    Presented as part of the Kennington Bioscope Silent Western Saturday.  With live musical accompaniment.  Cinema Museum, Lambeth   Link

19 March

Surprising Ancestors: Cinema’s Forgotten Queers  In this illustrated lecture, Brian Robinson will explore some key and little-known sightings of queer goings on from the beginnings of cinema through to the 1920s.   Presented as part of the London LGBT Film Festival.  With live piano accompaniment by Neil Brand.   BFI Southbank, London Link

22 March

The_Battle_of_the_Somme_film_image2Battle of the Somme (Dir.Geoffrey Malins, 1916)    Accompanied by a live performance from the Haringey Young Musicians, conducted by Peter Desmond.  Heartlands High School, London N22     Link

4 April

Works by Segundo de Chomon.  Although Spanish film pioneer Segundo de Chomon has often been overshadowed by his early cinema contemporary Georges Méliès, the work he left behind is arguably as brilliant Presented as part of the Flatpack Film Festival.  With live musical accompaniment by Stephen Horne.  Grand Hotel, Birmingham Link

7 April

Around China with a Movie Camera  Take a trip back in time with this programme of rare and beautiful travelogues, newsreels and home movies.  .  Presented as part of the Flatpack Film Festival.   Accompanied by five-piece band brought together by composer Ruth Chan Old Rep Theatre, Birmingham  Link

18 May

The_Battle_of_the_Somme_film_image2Battle of the Somme (Dir.Geoffrey Malins, 1916)      Accompanied by a live performance from Oxford University Orchestra conducted by Ben Palmer.    Sheldonian Theatre,  Oxford  Link

20 May

Battle of the Somme (Dir.Geoffrey Malins, 1916)   Presented as part of the Somme100Film Centenary Tour.    Accompanied by a live performance from the Pulham Orchestra, conducted by Margery Baker.  Diss Church, Diss. Link

21 May

Battle of the Somme (Dir.Geoffrey Malins, 1916)     Presented as part of the Somme100Film Centenary Tour.    Accompanied by a live performance from the Hastings Sinfonia conducted by Derek Carden.  St Mary in the Castle, Hastings. Link


Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure that the information contained in these listings is accurate, silentfilmcalendar.com 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 traveling any distance to attend.