22nd Annual Silent Film Festival

San Francisco Silent Film Festival

The program features a diverse and lively schedule of silent-era films, all with live musical accompaniment by accomplished musicians from around the world. This year's program features many new film restorations, including two full-length titles SFSFF has had a direct hand in restoring (The Three Musketeers, 1921, and Silence, 1926), as well as a very special discovery: a reel from a lost 1927 Louise Brooks/Wallace Beery comedy (Now We're in the Air)! Films from nine countries will be represented--France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Poland, Sweden, UK, USA, and the USSR--as well as two titles helmed by female directors.

This is what SF/Arts curator Laura Fraenza had to say about 22nd Annual Silent Film Festival :

The Castro Theatre’s classic movie palace ambience conjures its beginnings with this annual festival celebrating masterpieces of the silent film era, each with its own live musical accompaniment by a variety of artists, like Berklee Silent Film Orchestra on opening night playing to The Freshman, and DJ Spooky providing the soundtrack for Body and Soul, featuring the great Paul Robeson.

Event Info
Jun 01 → Jun 04
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Castro Theatre
429 Castro, San Francisco
Info: 621-6120 (venue) or 777-4908
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