British Silent Film Festival

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Sun 15 Sep


A secret early sound film will delight audiences followed by a wonderful programme of European travelogues.


After lunch there will be an illustrated exploration of the Leicester Film Society in the 1930s, followed by films and a talk on Weimar cinema.


The final event of the day takes place at the New Walk Museum and Art Gallery with a programme of Victorian short films, restored from their original large-format to IMAX quality and presented by Bryony Dixon, Curator of silent cinema at the BFI National Archive. See below for further details:



9am - 10.15pm: Secret Film

Introduced by Geoff Brown


10.45am - 12.05pm: A Slow Journey Across Europe

A programme of early travelogues presented by Bryony Dixon


12.30pm - 1.15pm: 'An Appreciation of Film': The Leicester Film Society in the 1930s

Presented by Sue Porter


2.15pm - 3.15pm: The Puppet Man


4pm - 5.30pm: Screening the Victorians

Presented by Bryony Dixon- this event takes place at the New Walk Museum


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