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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

March 29 - THE WIND (1928) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD (Andrew Simpson, accompanist) - http://www.afi.com/silver

March 29 - THE TEN COMMANDMENTS (1923) - Wilton Town Hall Theatre, Main Street, Wilton, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-654-3456 - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

April 3 - THE LOST WORLD (1925) - Red River Theatres, 11 South Main St., Concord, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://www.redrivertheatres.org

April 4 - SHERLOCK JR. (1924)/THE GENERAL (1927) - Blazing Star Grange Hall, North Road, Danbury, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

April 4 - FLESH AND THE DEVIL (1926) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD (Michael Britt, accompanist) - http://www.afi.com/silver

April 5 - 7TH HEAVEN (1927) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD (Michael Britt, accompanist) - http://www.afi.com/silver

April 5 - THE TEN COMMANDMENTS (1923) - Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square, Somerville, MA (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

April 7 - THE PRISONER OF ZENDA (1922) - Carpenter Memorial Auditorium, Manchester Public Library, 405 Pine St., Manchester, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

April 9 - THE THREE AGES (1923) - The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center, 39 South Main St., Plymouth, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-536-2551 - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

April 11 - ORPHANS OF THE STORM (1922) - The Packard Campus Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Rd., Culpeper, VA. (Andrew Simpson, accompanist) - http://www.loc.gov/avconservation/theater/schedule.html

April 11 - THE ITALIAN (1915) - Edison Theatre, Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum, 37417 Niles Boulevard, Niles, CA. (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

April 11 - IT (1927) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD (Michael Britt, accompanist) - http://www.afi.com/silver

April 11 - MANHANDLED (1924) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD (Michael Britt, accompanist) - http://www.afi.com/silver

April 12 - WHY BE GOOD? (1929) - AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD (with original Vitaphone soundtrack) - http://www.afi.com/silver

April 14 - NOSFERATU (1922) - Northeastern University, Boston, MA. (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

April 16 - THE CAMERAMAN (1928) - Kelly Library, 234 Main. St., Salem, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

April 18 - ZAZA (1923) - Packard Campus Theater, National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, Library of Congress Packard Campus, 19053 Mount Pony Rd., Culpeper, VA. (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://www.loc.gov/avconservation/theater/schedule.html

April 21 - PANDORA'S BOX (1929) - Dryden Theatre, Eastman House, 900 East Avenue, Rochester, NY (Philip C. Carli, accompanist) - http://dryden.eastmanhouse.org

April 24 - THE STRONG MAN (1926) - Northeast Catholic College, 511 Kearsarge Mountain Rd., Warner, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

April 24 - THE THIEF OF BAGDAD (1924) - Denver Silent Film Festival, Denver University Campus, Davis Auditorium, Sturm Hall, Denver, CO. (Mont Alto Orchestra, accompanists) - http://www.denversilentfilmfeest.org

April 25 - "Short Films by D.W. Griffith"(1910-13) - Denver Silent Film Festival, Denver University Campus, Davis Auditorium, Sturm Hall, Denver, CO. - http://www.denversilentfilmfeest.org

April 25 - BERLIN, SYMPHONY OF A GREAT CITY (1927)/MENILMONTANT (1926) - Denver Silent Film Festival, Denver University Campus, Davis Auditorium, Sturm Hall, Denver, CO. - http://www.denversilentfilmfeest.org

April 25 - BED AND SOFA (1927) - Denver Silent Film Festival, Denver University Campus, Davis Auditorium, Sturm Hall, Denver, CO. (Mont Alto Orchestra, accompanists) - http://www.denversilentfilmfeest.org

April 25 - THE CHEAT (1915) - Denver Silent Film Festival, Denver University Campus, Davis Auditorium, Sturm Hall, Denver, CO. - http://www.denversilentfilmfeest.org

April 26 - "A Program of Short Comedies" (1917-28) - Denver Silent Film Festival, Denver University Campus, Davis Auditorium, Sturm Hall, Denver, CO. - http://www.denversilentfilmfeest.org

April 26 - THE BIRTH OF A NATION (1915) - Denver Silent Film Festival, Denver University Campus, Davis Auditorium, Sturm Hall, Denver, CO. (Mont Alto Orchestra, accompanists) - http://www.denversilentfilmfeest.org

April 26 - THE STUDENT PRINCE IN OLD HEIDELBERG (1927) - Denver Silent Film Festival, Denver University Campus, Davis Auditorium, Sturm Hall, Denver, CO. (Mont Alto Orchestra, accompanists) - http://www.denversilentfilmfeest.org

April 26 - THE BIG PARADE (1925) - Denver Silent Film Festival, Denver University Campus, Davis Auditorium, Sturm Hall, Denver, CO. - http://www.denversilentfilmfeest.org

April 26 - THE BIRTH OF A NATION (1915) - Wilton Town Hall Theatre, Main Street, Wilton, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-654-3456 - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

April 26 - HANDS UP! (1926)/THE GENERAL (1926) - Wilton Town Hall Theatre, Main Street, Wilton, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-654-3456 - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

May 2 - "Chaplin's Funniest Comedies" - 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

May 3 - THE CAMERAMAN (1928) - Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square, Somerville, MA (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

May 5 - THREE'S A CROWD (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

May 9 - "Silent Short Comedies" - George Reynolds Branch Library, Boulder, CO. (Mont Alto Orchestra, accompanists) - http://www.mont-alto.com

May 15 - IT (1927) - Red River Theatres, 11 South Main St., Concord, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://www.redrivertheatres.org

May 21 - THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO (1922) - The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center, 39 South Main St., Plymouth, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-536-2551 - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

May 24 - THE BIRTH OF A NATION (1915) - Wilton Town Hall Theatre, Main Street, Wilton, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-654-3456 - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

May 28-June 1 - "San Francisco Silent Film Festival" - Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., San Francisco, CA - http://www.silentfilm.org

May 30 - "Chaplin's Funniest Short Comedies" - 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

June 2 - MANSLAUGHTER (1922) - Carpenter Memorial Auditorium, Manchester Public Library, 405 Pine St., Manchester, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

June 4 - STEAMBOAT BILL JR. (1928) - 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

June 7 - SHOW PEOPLE (1928) - Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square, Somerville, MA (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

June 10 - CHICAGO (1927) - Chautauqua Auditorium, South of Baseline and 9th, Boulder, CO. (Mont Alto Orchestra, accompanists) - - http://www.mont-alto.com

June 11 - WINGS (1927) - The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center, 39 South Main St., Plymouth, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-536-2551 - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

June 18 - WINGS (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

July 20 - THE GENERAL (1927) - Rialto Theater Center, Loveland, CO. - http://www.rialtoloveland.ticketforce.com

June 20 - THE LOST WORLD (1925) - 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

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

June 30 - STEAMBOAT BILL, JR. (1928) - Chautauqua Auditorium, South of Baseline and 9th, Boulder, CO. (Mont Alto Orchestra, accompanists) - - http://www.mont-alto.com

July 5 - THE BIG PARADE (1925) - Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square, Somerville, MA (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

July 9 - THE SIGN OF THE CLAW (1926)/THE NIGHT CRY (1926) - The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center, 39 South Main St., Plymouth, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-536-2551 - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

July 10 - ORPHANS OF THE STORM (1921) - Red River Theatres, 11 South Main St., Concord, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://www.redrivertheatres.org

July 11 - HANDS UP! (1926) - 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

July 16 - THE SIGN OF THE CLAW (1926)/THE NIGHT CRY (1926) - The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center, 39 South Main St., Plymouth, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-536-2551 - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

July 22 - PEOPLE ON SUNDAY (1929) - Chautauqua Auditorium, South of Baseline and 9th, Boulder, CO. (Mont Alto Orchestra, accompanists) - - http://www.mont-alto.com

July 26 - RAMONA (1928) - Rialto Theater Center, Loveland, CO. (Mont Alto Orchestra, accompanists) - - http://www.mont-alto.com

July 30 - "Silent Comedy with Harold Lloyd" - 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

August 4 - OPEN ALL NIGHT (1924) - Carpenter Memorial Auditorium, Manchester Public Library, 405 Pine St., Manchester, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

August 6 - THE KID (1921) - 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

August 7-9 - "Capitolfest" - Capitol Theatre, Rome, NY

August 13 - GRANDMA'S BOY (1922) - The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center, 39 South Main St., Plymouth, NH (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-536-2551 - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

August 15 - THE THREE AGES (1923) - 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

August 17 - THE TRAIL OF '98 (1928) - Chautauqua Auditorium, South of Baseline and 9th, Boulder, CO. (Mont Alto Orchestra, accompanists) - - http://www.mont-alto.com

August 20 - BEN HUR (1925) - 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

August 22 - THE GENERAL (1927) - Ludlow Auditorium, Ludlow, VT (Jeff Rapsis, accompanist) - 603-654-3456 - http://silentfilmlivemusic.blogspot.com/p/upcoming-silent-film-screenings.html

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

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 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 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

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


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

 Slapsticon

Buster Keaton Celebration - Iola, KS.

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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