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Below is a listing of selected silent movie screenings around the country.

If you have a silent movie screening coming up that you'd like to have listed, e-mail us here.

When submitting screenings for listing on this page, PLEASE provide date, name of film and year of release, name of venue, street address, city, state, phone and accompanist.

Check this page regularly! Screenings are sometimes posted only days before the performance date!


**NOTE: Please call or check ahead of time before attending any of these screenings. Schedules change and errors in listings are possible!!

The Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum
37417 Niles Boulevard, Fremont, CA. (510-494-1411)
shows silent films every Saturday with many special screenings at other times.
Check their current schedule at http://www.nilesfilmmuseum.org/movies.htm

2015

September 2 - THE KID (1921) - Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, IL (David Drazin, accompanist) - 847-272-6224 - http://www.northbrook.info/events/film

September 2 - GRANDMA'S BOY (1922)/REGENERATION (1915) - Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 St., New York, NY (Donald Sosin, accompanist) http://www.moma.org

September 3 - THE IRON HORSE (1924) - Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 St., New York, NY (Donald Sosin, accompanist) http://www.moma.org

September 4 - UNDERWORLD (1927) - Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 St., New York, NY (Donald Sosin, accompanist) http://www.moma.org

September 8 - SADIE THOMPSON (1928) - Carpenter Memorial Auditorium, Manchester Public Library, 405 Pine St., Manchester, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

September 8 - MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA (1929) - Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 164 N. State St., Chicago, IL (David Drazin, accompanist) - 312-846-2800 - http://www.siskelfilmcenter.org

September 9 - SHERLOCK HOLMES (1916) - Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, IL (David Drazin, accompanist) - 847-272-6224 - http://www.northbrook.info/events/film

September 9 - VERDI AND THE SILENT FILM (Various c. 1911) - Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre, 19053 Mt. Pony Rd., Culpeper, VA. - 202-707-9994 - http://www.loc.gov/avconservation/theater/schedule.html

September 11 - GRANDMA'S BOY (1922) - Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 St., New York, NY - http://www.moma.org

September 11 - THE CAMERAMAN (1928) - Red River Theatres, 11 South Main St., Concord, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://www.redrivertheatres.org

September 12 - TARZAN AND THE GOLDEN LION (1927) - Brandon Town Hall and Community Center, Main Street/Route 7, Brandon, VT (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

September 16 - THE GRIM GAME (1919) - Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, IL (David Drazin, accompanist) - 847-272-6224 - http://www.northbrook.info/events/film

September 16 - THE IRON HORSE (1924) - Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 St., New York, NY (Donald Sosin, accompanist) http://www.moma.org

September 16 - SO THIS IS PARIS (1926) - Northwest Chicago Film Society, Northeastern Illinois University, Building E, 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL - http://www.northwestchicagofilmsociety.org

September 17 - UNDERWORLD (1927) - Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 St., New York, NY (Donald Sosin, accompanist) http://www.moma.org

September 17 - "Silent Comedy with Harry Langdon" - Leavitt Theatre, 259 Main St., Route 1, Ogunquit, ME (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-654-3456 - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

September 18 - BROKEN HEARTS OF BROADWAY (1923)/LIGHTS OF OLD BROADWAY (1925) - Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre, 19053 Mt. Pony Rd., Culpeper, VA. (Ben Model, accompanist) 202-707-9994 - http://www.loc.gov/avconservation/theater/schedule.html

September 19 - "More Lame Brains and Lunatics" (Various 1915-1920) - Library of Congress Packard Campus Theatre, 19053 Mt. Pony Rd., Culpeper, VA. - 202-707-9994 - http://www.loc.gov/avconservation/theater/schedule.html

September 19 - DIARY OF A LOST GIRL (1929) Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library, 10 Morris Ave., Cold Spring, NY 10516. (Cary Brown, accompanist) (845) 265-3040 www.butterfieldlibrary.org

September 23 - THE DOCKS OF NEW YORK (1928) - Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, IL (David Drazin, accompanist) - 847-272-6224 - http://www.northbrook.info/events/film

September 24 - GRANDMA'S BOY (1922) - Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 St., New York, NY - http://www.moma.org

September 25 - THE IRON HORSE (1924) - Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 St., New York, NY - http://www.moma.org

September 25-26 - "Buster Keaton Festival" - Bowlus Fine Arts Center, Iola, KS

September 30 - CHICAGO (1927) - Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, IL (David Drazin, accompanist) - 847-272-6224 - http://www.northbrook.info/events/film

October 4 - THE FRESHMAN (1925)/HOT WATER (1924) - Binghamton Theater Organ Society, Binghamton's Forum Theater, 236 Washington St., Binghamton, NY - http://www.binghamtontos.org/#!shows/c21kz

October 6 - WOLF BLOOD (1925) - Carpenter Memorial Auditorium, Manchester Public Library, 405 Pine St., Manchester, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

October 14 - GETTING ACQUAINTED (1914)/IN THE PARK (1915)/BY THE SEA (1915)/THE PAWNSHOP (1916) - Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 St., New York, NY (Donald Sosin, acccompanist) http://www.moma.org

October 17 - MODERN TIMES (1936) Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library, 10 Morris Ave., Cold Spring, NY 10516. (Cary Brown, accompanist) (845) 265-3040 www.butterfieldlibrary.org

October 17 - L'INFERNO (1911) - Wisconsin Cinematheque, University of Wisconsin, 821 University Ave., 4070 Vilas Hall, Madison, WI (David Drazin, accompanist) - 608-262-3627 - http://www.cinema.wisc.edu

October 17 - THE LODGER (1927) - Brandon Town Hall and Community Center, Main Street/Route 7, Brandon, VT (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

October 18 - BREAKING HOME TIES (1922) - Cleveland Jewish Film Festival, Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts at The Temple - Tifereth Israel on the Case Western Reserve Campus, Cleveland, OH.

October 25 - MY BEST GIRL (1928) - Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 164 N. State St., Chicago, IL (David Drazin, accompanist) - 312-846-2800 - http://www.siskelfilmcenter.org

October 28 - BROKEN BLOSSOMS (1919) - Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 St., New York, NY (Donald Sosin, acccompanist) http://www.moma.org

October 28 - WITCHCRAFT THROUGH THE AGES (1922) - Northwest Chicago Film Society, Northeastern Illinois University, Building E, 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL - http://www.northwestchicagofilmsociety.org

October 30 - THE LODGER (1927) - Red River Theatres, 11 South Main St., Concord, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://www.redrivertheatres.org

October 31 - THE LODGER (1927) - Leavitt Theatre, 259 Main St., Route 1, Ogunquit, ME (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-654-3456 - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

October 31 - NOSFERATU (1922) - Rialto Theater Center, Loveland, CO. - http://www.rialtoloveland.ticketforce.com

November 10 - MY FRIEND FROM INDIA (1927) - Carpenter Memorial Auditorium, Manchester Public Library, 405 Pine St., Manchester, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

November 13 - BEGGARS OF LIFE (1928) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD - 301-495-6700 (Donald Sosin, organist) - http://www.afi.com/silver

November 14 - YOU NEVER KNOW WOMEN (1926)/SHERLOCK HOLMES (1915) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD - 301-495-6700 (Donald Sosin, organist) - http://www.afi.com/silver

November 13 - BEGGARS OF LIFE (1928) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD - 301-495-6700 (Donald Sosin, organist) - http://www.afi.com/silver

December 1 - THE ROAD TO YESTERDAY (1925) - Carpenter Memorial Auditorium, Manchester Public Library, 405 Pine St., Manchester, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

2016

February 13 - MY BEST GIRL (1928) - University of Wisconsin Cinematheque, 4070 Vilas Hall, 821 University Ave., Madison, WI (David Drazin, accompanist)

April 10 - "Charlie Chaplin Mini-Fest" (four shorts 1915-1917) - Binghamton Theater Organ Society, Binghamton's Forum Theater, 236 Washington St., Binghamton, NY - http://www.binghamtontos.org/#!shows/c21kz


Be sure and check out the Silent Clowns Film Series website. They provide silent comedy shorts on a regular basis for New York area residents that may not be listed here.


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American Museum of the Moving Image

Silent Film Society of Chicago

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Cinecon

San Francisco Silent Film Festival


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