The 2nd Silent Film Festival in Thailand
Wednesday 10 June 2015 - 00:00 to Wednesday 17 June 2015 - 00:00
Lido and Scala Theatre

Join us at the 2nd Silent Film Festival 2015

Film Archive (Public Organisation) together with British Council (Thailand) will be organising the 2nd Silent Film Festival in Thailand on 10th - 16th June 2015 at Lido. The closing programme will be on 17th June at Scala.

This year, the festival features 10 silent classic titles accompanied by live music by famous pianists - Stephen Horne from United Kingdom, Mauro Colombis from Australia, and Dr. Anothai Nitibhon from Thailand.

The opening film is The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920), a well-known German Expressionist silent film. 

Other titles include the following: 

Sherlock Holmes (1916) 

Blackmail (1929), by the master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock 

The Man with a Movie Camera (1929), a famous Russian silent classic with spectacular cinematic technique

Steamboat Bill Jr. (1928), starred the Great Stone Face Buster Keaton 

Once Upon a Time (1922), a combination of Hans Christian Andersen and William Shakespeare’s works, by Carl Theodor Dreyer 

Piccadilly (1929) starred the exotic Anna May Wong, a famous Asian silent actress 

The Half-Breed (1916) and The Good Bad Man (1916), the famous cowboy silent films starred by the popular Douglas Fairbanks


The closing film is The Epic of Everest (1924), a documentary film showing the legendary Everest expedition of 1924. All proceeds from the closing programme will be donated to aid the victims of the Nepal earthquake.

Ticket price:  120 baht for the screening at Lido on 10th -16th June and 200 baht for the screening at Scala on 17th June. 

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