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Phoenix Cinema Presents: Silent Film Festival (15-17 July)


Over the course of three days, The Phoenix Cinema in North London will be holding an exciting silent film festival, screening a series of acclaimed films from the silent era. Of the titles chosen are renowned director F.W. Murnau’s masterpiece Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, comedy legend Buster Keaton’s Steamboat Bill Jr. followed by the fashionable flapper film Why Be Good?starring the delightful Colleen Moore, and East is East – an early British film that celebrates its centenary this year.
 
 Other activities will include live piano accompaniment from the likes of Neil Brand, flapper fashion and entertainment, as well as a special Sunday community function.

Friday 15th July
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
Introduced by Pamela Hutchinson of Silent London

Saturday 16th July
Kids Club: Buster Keaton - Steamboat Bill Jr. (1928)
With Neil Brand

Why be Good? (1929)
With a live flapper performance
 
Sunday 17th July
London on Film (Archive Selection)
Presented by Ian Christie

East is East (1916)
A community event, including shorts with Master of Ceremonies Gerry Turvey