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2018 SF Silent Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Castro Theatre

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:40 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free screening but donations are requested

Castro Theatre | 429 Castro St., San Francisco, CA



Join the San Francisco Silent Film Festival for another edition of the popular free program – a behind-the-curtain look at the international preservation scene.

2018 San Francisco Silent Film Festival: Free Movie Day
Thursday, May 31, 2018 | 10 am to 11:40 am (screening time)
Castro Theatre, SF
FREE screening, but donations are requested

Sharing their amazing preservation tales are Deutsche Kinemathek’s Martin Koerber, who, with Weimar film scholar Cynthia Walk, will talk about the complete reworking of E.A. Dupont’s The Ancient Law (screening on Sunday); Davide Pozzi from L’Immagine Ritrovata in Bologna, whose Kinemacolor presentation will examine the first successful color process for motion pictures; and Elzbieta Wysocka of Filmoteka Narodowa, with SFSFF’s Robert Byrne and Russell Merritt, who will share the detective story that led to the rediscovery and restoration of Richard Oswald’s German version of The Hound of the Baskervilles (screening on Saturday).

This is a free event; no tickets will be issued. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis.


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Cost: FREE*
*Free screening but donations are requested

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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Lectures & Workshops, Movies, San Francisco
Address: 429 Castro St., San Francisco, CA

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