Category Archives: Announcements

Information that might interest the fan of cinema.

San Francisco Silent Film Festival 2014

The San Francisco Silent Film Festival announces its Festival 2014 schedule. The festival includes 19 programs and 17 feature films. Festival 2014 commences at the Castro Theater on Thursday, May 29, 2014 and goes through Sunday, June 1, 2014. This … Continue reading

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Czech and Slovak Film

The California Czech and Slovak Club announces its 2014 Spring Feast, which is a brunch on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Willow Pass Community Center in Concord, California. Their main presentation will include a forum on “Czechs and Slovaks … Continue reading

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Kansas Silent Film Festival

The 2014 Kansas Silent Film Festival, which takes place in Topeka, Kansas on Friday, February 28 and Saturday, March 1, features a Colleen Moore film from 1926 (“Ella Cinders”), and Marion Davies in the wonderful “The Patsy,” from 1928.  On … Continue reading

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The Little Tramp at 100

The San Francisco Silent Film Festival presents “The Little Tramp at 100:  A Charlie Chaplin Centennial Celebration” on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at the Castro Theater in San Francisco. The program for the event includes the following showings: Our Mutual … Continue reading

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Pordenone Silent Film Festival

Pordenone, Italy – The eagerly awaited Le Giornate del Cinema Muto (Pordenone Silent Film Festival), Edition 32, begins this week.  Some standout films from the first 2 days include “Lucrezia Borgia,” a 1922 German epic starring Conrad Veidt and directed … Continue reading

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2013 San Francisco Silent Film Festival

The San Francisco Silent Film Festival (SFSFF) presented a wonderful showing tonight of “Prix de Beauté,” a 1930 film starring Louise Brooks.  This year’s summer festival will continue through Sunday, July 21, 2013.  Besides the excellent movies presented at the … Continue reading

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Pordenone Silent Film Festival 2013

The Pordenone Silent Film Festival, scheduled for October 5-12, 2013, announced its Advance Program News, which includes the sections for this year’s festival.  However, the complete schedule has not been released. PROGRAM SECTIONS SPECIAL EVENTS MEXICAN CINEMA / THE MEXICAN … Continue reading

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Silent Film Resources

Since the San Francisco Silent Film Festival will present its “Hitchcock 9” special event starting tomorrow,  I thought I’d mention the excellent “Resources” page on the silentfilm.org website: http://www.silentfilm.org/about/resources Over the years, I’ve received an excellent education in silent films … Continue reading

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San Francisco Silent Film Festival

The San Francisco Silent Film Festival announces their program for the 2013 festival, showing at the Castro Theater in San Francisco, CA.  The program includes the comedy classics “The Patsy” and “Safety Last,” and also features the innovative dramas “The … Continue reading

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Pordenone News

Pordenone, Italy — Le Giornate Del Cinema Muto announces a program of Mexican films for their 2013 silent film festival in Pordenone, Italy on October 5-12, 2013.  The Festival sent a press release in Italian saying they will be working … Continue reading

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