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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

2014

October 5 - THE CROWD (1928) - Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square, Somerville, MA - (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://www.somervilletheatreonline.com

October 5 - THE MAN WHO LAUGHS (1928) - Verona Public Library, 17 Gould St., Verona, NJ - 973-857-4848

October 7 - YOU'D BE SURPRISED (1927) - Carpenter Memorial Auditorium, Manchester Public Library, 405 Pine St., Manchester, NH - (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://www.manchester.lib.nh.us

October 9 - CHICAGO (1927) - The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center, 39 South Main St., Plymouth, NH - (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://www.flyingmonkeynh.comOctober 11 - to be announced - Louisville Arts Center, Spruce and Grant, Louisville, KY. - (Mont Alto Orchestra, accompanists) - www.mont-alto.com

October 11 - title to be announced - Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square, Somerville, MA - (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://www.somervilletheatreonline.com

October 12 - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925) - Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL - http://www.silentfilmchicago.com/

October 13 - THE HANDS OF ORLAC (1924) - Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL - http://www.silentfilmchicago.com/

October 13 - THE MONSTER (1925) - Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL - http://www.silentfilmchicago.com/

October 17 - RAMONA - Z-Arts, Springdale, UT. - (Mont Alto Orchestra, accompanists) - www.mont-alto.com

October 18 - THE UNKNOWN (1927) - Brandon Town Hall and Community Center, Main Street, Route 7, Brandon, VT - (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://www.brandontownhall.org

October 24 - THE LODGER (1927) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Not So Silent Cinema, accompanists) - 301-495-6700 - http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2014/p68/silentcinema.aspx

October 24 - NOSFERATU (1922) - Red River Theatres, 11 South Main St., Concord, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603- 224-4600 - http://www.redrivertheatres.org

October 25 - NOSFERATU (1922) - Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, New York, NY - http://www.movingimage.us/films/2014/10/24/detail/see-it-big-horror/

October 25 - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925) - Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, New York, NY - http://www.movingimage.us/films/2014/10/24/detail/see-it-big-horror/

October 25 -THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925) - Leavitt Theatre, 259 Main St. Route 1, Ogunquit, Maine (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 207-646-3123 - http://www.leavittheatre.com

October 26 - THE UNHOLY THREE 1925)/WEST OF ZANZIBAR (1928) - Wilton Town Hall Theatre, Main Street, Wilton, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-654-3456 - www.wiltontownhalltheatre.com

October 29 - THE CAT AND THE CANARY (1927) - Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 North Turnpike St., North Andover, MA (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 978-837-5355

October 30 - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925) - The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center, 39 South Main St., Plymouth, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-536-2551 - http://www.flyingmonkeynh.com

October 31 - PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925) - Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, Pan merican Rd. E, San Diego - (Russ Peck, organist) - 619-254-9965

October 31 - BLACKMAIL (1928) - Rialto Theater, 224 East 4th Street, Loveland, Colorado (Mont Alto Orchestra, accompanists) - https://rialtoloveland.ticketforce.com

October 31 - THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI (1922) - Film Forum, 209 West Houston St., New York, NY - 212-727-8110 - http://filmforum.org/coming_soon

October 31 - THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI (1920) - Block Cinema, Block Museum of Art, 40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL (David Drazin, accompanist) - 847-491-4000 - www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu

November 1 ­ "Spooky Silents: A Silent Film Halloween!" - THE HAUNTED HOUSE (1921)/HAUNTED SPOOKS (1920)/ONE A.M. (1916) - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD (Peacherine Ragtime Orchestra, accompanists) - 410-280-5640 - www.marylandhall.org

November 1 - THE LODGER (1927) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Not So Silent Cinema, accompanist) - 301-495-6700 - http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2014/p68/silentcinema.aspx

November 1 - VAMPYR (1927) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Gary Lucas, accompanist) - 301-495-6700 - http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2014/p68/silentcinema.aspx

November 1 - NOSFERATU (1922) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Not So Silent Cinema, accompanist) - 301-495-6700 - http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2014/p68/silentcinema.aspx

November 1 - DRACULA (1931 - Spanish version) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Gary Lucas, accompanist) - 301-495-6700 - http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2014/p68/silentcinema.aspx

November 2 - INTOLERANCE - (1916) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Boister, accompanist) - 301-495-6700 - http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2014/p68/silentcinema.aspx

November 2 - PETER PAN (1924) - Bedford Public Library, Bedford, NH - (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist)

November 2 - THE WANDERING IMAGE (1921)/FIGHTING HEARTS (1922) - Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 617-496-3211

November 2 - PETER PAN (1924) - Bedford Public Library, Bedford, NH - (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist)

November 2 - FLESH AND THE DEVIL (1926) - Verona Public Library, 17 Gould St., Verona, NJ - 973-857-4848

November 4 - RAMONA - Bud Warner Library, Steamboat Springs, CO. - (Mont Alto Orchestra, accompanists) - www.mont-alto.com

November 7 - STEAMBOAT BILL JR. (1928) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Dan Zanes, accompanist) - 301-495-6700 - http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2014/p68/silentcinema.aspx

November 8 - THE MARK OF ZORRO (1920) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Hesperus, accompanists) - 301-495-6700 - http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2014/p68/silentcinema.aspx

November 8 - ROBIN HOOD (1922) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Hesperus, accompanist) - 301-495-6700 - http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2014/p68/silentcinema.aspx

November 8 - RAMONA (1928) - Rancho Camulos Museum, Hwy 126 (10 miles west of I-5), Piru, CA. - http://www.ranchocamulos.org

November 13 - RUNNING WILD (1927) - The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center, 39 South Main St., Plymouth, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-536-2551 - http://www.flyingmonkeynh.com/

November 14 - HE WHO GETS SLAPPED (1924) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Alloy Orchestra, accompanists) - 301-495-6700 - http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2014/p68/silentcinema.aspx

November 15 - SON OF THE SHEIK (1926) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Alloy Orchestra, accompanists) - 301-495-6700 - http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2014/p68/silentcinema.aspx

November 15 - "The Mishaps of Musty Suffer" - 4 shorts (1916) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Ben Model, accompanist) - 301-495-6700 - http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2014/p68/silentcinema.aspx

November 15 - "Silent Comedy Shorts Program" - 8 shorts (1898-1928) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Ben Model, accompanist) - 301-495-6700 - http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2014/p68/silentcinema.aspx

November 16 - THE STRONG MAN (1926) - Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square, Somerville, MA - (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://www.somervilletheatreonline.com

November 21 - THE GENERAL (1927) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Columbia Orchestra, accompanist) - 301-495-6700 - http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2014/p68/silentcinema.aspx

November 22 - THE IRON HORSE (1924) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Andrew Simpson, accompanist) - 301-495-6700 - http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2014/p68/silentcinema.aspx

November 22 - CROSSWAYS (1928) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Stephen Horne, accompanist) - 301-495-6700 - http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2014/p68/silentcinema.aspx

November 23 - THE EPIC OF EVEREST (1924) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD (Stephen Horne, accompanist) - 301-495-6700 - http://www.afi.com/silver/films/2014/p68/silentcinema.aspx

November 25 - THE STUDENT PRINCE IN OLD HEIDELBERG (1927) Carpenter Memorial Auditorium, Manchester Public Library, 405 Pine St., Manchester, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-624-6550

November 29 - "Charlie Chaplin Comedy Night" - Red River Theatres, 11 South Main St., Concord, NH - (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-224-4600; http://www.redrivertheatres.org

November 30 - SEVEN CHANCES (1925) - Wilton Town Hall Theatre, Main Street, Wilton, NH ( Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-654-3456 - www.wiltontownhalltheatre.com

2015

June 27 - THE KID (1921) - Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 East Third Street, Jamestown, NY - 716-484-7070 - http://www.reglenna.com


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.


Related Links

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Museum of Modern Art

Cinefest

Eastman House

Mont Alto Orchestra

 Film Forum

American Museum of the Moving Image

Silent Film Society of Chicago

Cinevent

Cinecon

San Francisco Silent Film Festival


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