Festival

Apr 29th 2014

Sound of Silent Film Festival

Our eleventh annual Sound of Silent Film Festival moves to the gorgeous Music Box Theater with an all-new program!

Featuring newly composed scores performed live to modern silent films from around the world, this one night only event is a don’t miss.

“Of all the art forms, music takes the shortest route to the heart, and this is especially true of live music,” says acclaimed Canadian filmmaker, and SOSF 2011 alumnus Guy Maddin. “Something truly alchemical happens when film gets a live score.”

PROGRAM

Blackout Roulette by Alex Italics
     – Music by Nailah Nombeko

The Gift by Julio Pot
     
– Music by Gabriel Malancioiu

Love at First Sight
by Mark Playne
     
– Music by Rob Steel

American Montage by Janek Ambros
     
– Music by Enric Riu

The Count’s Mabel by Dale Wolfe
     
– Music by Adam Cole

Bicycle Notes by Fernanda Torres
     
– Music by Joel Styzens

Nervous Person by Max Sherwood
     – Music by Jessica Hunt

Across The Whipplewash by Caitlin and Josh Drake
     – Music by Amos Gillespie

  Hours

Tuesday April 29, 2014 – 7:30 PM

  Location

Music Box Theater
3733 N. Southport Ave.. Chicago
$20 per person per show

PROGRAM ONE

Loopy by Max Cianci and Anthony Peduzzi

Drawn to a mysterious window, a man decides to investigate a seemingly abandoned building. As he makes his way to the source of his curiosity, what he uncovers is worse than he could ever imagine.

Music by Cristina Spinei

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