Silent Cinema Showcase

Friday, April 13, 2012 - Saturday, June 9, 2012
12:00 pm

With the recent Oscar success of THE ARTIST and HUGO, silent cinema hasn't had it this good since the late 1920s. April 13 through June 9, get acquainted with the unique art of silent filmmaking, as well as the dedicated and talented modern musicians who bring these films to life with their inventive accompaniment.

Highlights of the Silent Cinema Showcase include HUGO; and, THE GENERAL and SPEEDY, which will both feature live musical accompaniment by the Alloy Orchestra.

Location:
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
8633 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Event Contact Info:
silverinfo@afi.com
3014956700
www.afi.com/silver/films/2012/v9i2/silentcinema.aspx