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Talking about the 19th British Silent Film Festival

After five days of films, music, research, conversation, sandwiches and coffee, the 19th British Silent Film Festival has drawn to a close. We had a wonderful time and we’d like to thank the staff of the Phoenix Arts Centre in Leicester for their warm welcome and their awesome technical skills. 1,027 more words

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Are you ready for the 19th British Silent Film Festival?

Well, are you? Time is rushing by. Summer has barely ended, the LFF programme is out, the Pordenone programme will be released soon and the 19th British Silent Film Festival kicks off next week. 178 more words

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It started with a kiss: sex and the silent cinema

Silent cinema began in the Victorian era and faded away at the end of roaring twenties, just before the repeal of prohibition in America. So silent films were made in the context of around four decades of social change. 707 more words

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Raising the roof: how British cinema made the leap to sound

It’s still the biggest change ever to hit the film industry. The coming of sound changed the way films were made, and shown. It affected the livelihoods of actors, technicians, producers, musicians and cinema owners. 711 more words

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Betty Balfour: “Great Britain’s Queen of Happiness”

Betty Balfour could well be the mascot of the 19th British Silent Film Festival. You will see her in three different films across the weekend – two silents and a musical. 638 more words

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Highlights of the 19th British Silent Film Festival

13-17 September 2017,
Phoenix Cinema, Leicester

The British Silent Film Festival returns to the Phoenix in Leicester this September and the good news is that… 527 more words

2017 British Silent Film Festival

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Exciting news from the British Silent Film Festival – the first programme announcements are out and passes are on sale now!

Highlights of the 19th British Silent Film Festival

13-17 September 2017,
Phoenix Cinema, Leicester

The British Silent Film Festival returns to the Phoenix in Leicester this September and the good news is that… 527 more words

2017 British Silent Film Festival