Abel Gance’s Napoleon (1927) is still making it’s impact throughout the country. We just can’t get enough of it. So … Continue reading The Transformation of Naploeon: From 35mm to 9.5mm to Digital
The nights are drawing in but that doesn’t mean you have to stay in this coming Winter! We are thrilled to … Continue reading Silent Films for Winter 2016
With the 1st of September comes to the first day of Autumn (in Meteorological terms anyway) and with Autumn sees … Continue reading Silent Films for September
With our upcoming screening of High Treason at the Curzon in Clevedon on September 10th, we felt it necessary to … Continue reading High Treason: Looking forward to 1940 or reaching back to the Great War?
As part of the upcoming Scalarama celebrations in Bristol, South West Silents are proud to announce a special collaboration with … Continue reading Getting the Beers In for Bristol’s Own William Friese-Greene
We turn to Luke McKernan to give us his thoughts on the new BFI Silent Shakespeare compilation Play On! Not an ordinary collection by any measure, but a valuable addition to the silent film library. Continue reading Play On! New BFI Shakespeare Blu-Ray Review
With our upcoming screening of the Italian silent Amleto at the Watershed, we have been reading up on this exemplary Shakespeare adaptation from 1917. Here we present some background on the film from Luke McKernan. Continue reading Amleto, Shakespeare in Italian!