Silent Film Celebration

The Black Sanderson Gallery
May 25-August 27, 2021

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A film series highlighting women, people of color, and explorations in silent film.

Showing Daily during Museum public hours, Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm

Tuesday May 25 – Friday June 11
Peripheral Perspectives — Silent Social Discourse
  • La Souriante Madame Beudet (1922) Directed by Germaine Dulac  (36min)
  • Within Our Gates (1919) Directed by Oscar Micheaux (1h 17min)
  • Spring Silkworms (1933) Directed by Cheng Bugao (1h 34min)
Tuesday June 15 – Friday July 2
Silence of the Lens — Shivers from the Early Days of Horror
  • Frankenstein (1910) Directed by J. Searle Dawley (16min)
  • Nosferatu (1922) Directed by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau (1h 34min)
  • House of Ghosts (1908) Directed by Seguno de Chomón (6min)
Tuesday July 6 – Friday July 23
Acting in Avant-Garde — Emergence of New Art Forms
  • Entr’acte (1924) Directed by René Clair (22min)
  • Anémic Cinéma (1926) Directed by Marcel Duchamp (7min)
  • La Coquille et le Clergyman (1928) Directed by Germaine Dulac (28min)
  • The Big Swallow (1901) James Williamson (1min 8s)
Tuesday July 27 – Friday August 13
Life Through the Lens — The Dawn of Documentary Film
  • Nanook of the North (1922) Directed by Robert J. Flaherty (1h 32min
  • Man with a Movie Camera (1929) Directed by Dziga Vertov (1h 8min)
  • Scenes from South (1919) Directed by Frank Hurley (9m 22sec)
  • Scenes of Daily Life (1895-1900) Directed by The Lumière Brothers
    • Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station (1895, 50sec)
    • A Sunday in Paris (1900, 4m 30sec)
    • Snow Battle (1897, 52sec)
Tuesday August 17 – Friday August 27
Silent Slapstick — Don’t Tell the Joke, Show It!
  • Cops (1922) Directed by Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline (18min)
  • Safety Last! (1923) Directed by Fred C. Newmayer & Sam Taylor (1h 22min)
  • One Week (1920) Directed by Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline (19min)
  • The Count (1916) Directed by Charlie Chaplin (34min)