Toronto Silent Film Festival, April 5-8, 2019
The Toronto Silent Film Festival will take place this year from April 5-8, 2019, at the Fox Theatre! 2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the Toronto Silent Film Festival, and titles this year include Shiraz: A Romance of India (1928), The Temptress (1926), and the Canadian restoration premiere of Skinners Dress Suit (1926). For the full program, click here.
Film News: Entire Danish silent film heritage to be digitized!
The Danish Film Institute announced in December 2018 that their entire Danish silent film heritage will now be digitized and disseminated! “One of the most important chapters in Danish film history will now become available thanks to a donation of DKK 30 million from the A.P. Møller Foundation, the Aage and Johanne Louis-Hansen Foundation »
Hippodrome Silent Film Festival, Bo’ness, Scotland, March 20-24, 2019
Scotland’s first and only silent film festival, HippFest, is back from March 20-24, 2019! Events include a screening of The Blot (Lois Weber, 1921) introduced by Pamela Hutchinson and an illustrated talk by WFPP contributor Lawrence Napper on the changing role of women in the workplace in relation to the silent film Hindle Wakes (1927) For »
Two-Disc DVD Set Release: The Alice Howell Collection, March 5, 2019
The Alice Howell Collection comes out March 5, 2019! With new musical scores composed and performed by Ben Model! From the press release: “ALICE HOWELL, FORGOTTEN FUNNY LADY OF THE SILENT SCREEN, FEATURED IN NEW TWO-DISC DVD SET OF REDISCOVERED AND NEWLY RESTORED COMEDY SHORTS. Undercrank Productions Teams with Library of Congress To Bring »