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Impossible Is Not French

Nothing prepares you for Abel Gance’s Napoleon, whether or not you’ve seen other 1920s masterworks of silent, modernist cinema, the likes of Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin… 1,173 more words
Cinema And Other Arts

Britain's Jazz Age Cinema

I delivered an illustrated lecture on British film in the 1920s for the Dilettanti arts society, covering the critical and industry debates over the cinema, the leading stars and most prominent directors, plus the race to produce the country’s first talkie. 17 more words

Lectures And Introductions

FNC 2016: SUNRISE Cine-Concert

Sandro Forte for Cinetalk.net

Kids,

There is a presentation of F.W Murnau’s American silent classic (winner of 3 well deserved Oscars) SUNRISE with live accompaniment at FNC this today. 145 more words

Classic And Art-House

“Well of course we talk. Don’t everybody?” – Theoretical Criticisms of Early Sound Cinema

This was originally written for a Film and TV History course at The University of Queensland in Semester 2, 2016

What makes a film a film? 2,251 more words

Ella

Event Assistant, Hushup Events, Hong Kong

Event Assistant for Hushup Events, Hong Kong based Experiential Events Marketing Agency. 

Roles:

  • Assisted in the running of two Silent Cinema events at The Hong Kong Classic, a 3 day vintage festival.
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Events

Happy Birthday, Upton Sinclair!/The Jungle (1914)

Upton Sinclair was born on 20 September 1878. Let’s celebrate his birthday by enjoying this poster from the 1914 film adaptation of his great novel, … 7 more words

Writers

Silent Studies in the Kino - According to Tara

For a long time I thought I didn’t like silent cinema. It’s easy to be prejudiced against an era or a genre of film when your first encounter had you looking through the wrong keyhole. 724 more words

Film