Yorkshire Silent Film

The THIRD Yorkshire Silent Film Festival, featuring the greatest silent films with musical accompaniments!

This May, the second Yorkshire Silent Film Festival brings the magic of silent cinema with live music to cinemas, theatres, arts centres and community venues around Yorkshire. With forty screenings, fifteen venues, ten musicians, two orchestras and a jazz band, this is the largest celebration of live-scored film in the UK.

There are lots of great films to see, from chilling thrillers to slapstick comedies, costume dramas, cartoons, science fiction fantasy and Hollywood romance. We’ve films from the UK, USA, Denmark, Soviet Russia, France, Spain, Germany and Japan. You could enjoy a varied collection of short films or immerse yourself in a two-and- a-half hour epic.

Whatever you choose to see, you’ll hear some of the finest specialist film musicians scoring each film, live. If you’ve not tried silent cinema with music before, give it a go. We guarantee you’ll come back for more.

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