San Francisco Silent Film Festival

Event has passed (Sat Jun 2, 2018 - Sun Jun 3, 2018)
Castro Theatre
10am, 12noon, 2:15pm, 5:30pm, 8pm
Film / Television, Festival / Fair


Selections from the touring retrospective Unseen Cinema: Early American Avant-Garde Film 1894-1941, a collaborative film preservation and restoration project by Anthology Film Archives, New York; and Deutsches Filmmuseum, Frankfort am Main; in collaboration with sixty of the world's leading film archives and with generous support provided by Cineric Inc.; Eastman Kodak Company; Filmmakers Showcase; and Film Preservation Associates.

Included in this program of films from the extraordinary Unseen Cinema collection: Anémic Cinéma (1924-26, Marcel Duchamp); Pas de deux (from the Looney Lens series from Fox Movietone, 1924); a Slavko Vorkapich montage with four sequences: Skyline Dance, 1928; The Money Machine, 1929, Prohibition, 1929; and The Furies, 1934; A Bronx Morning (1931, Jay Leyda); The Life and Death of 9413–A Hollywood Extra (1927, Robert Florey); Hände (1927, Mikos Bandy and Stella F. Simon); and 1931 Mexican footage by Sergei Eisenstein.

Introduction by Craig Baldwin

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