Retrospective Reverie: A Silent Film Series

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Retrospective Reverie: A Silent Film Series

November 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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A celebration of the era of silent film-making hosted by the UArts School of Film.

Live Music! Free Movie Snacks! Rare Footage! Guest Speaker!

The first screening in the Louis Bluver Silent Film Series, The Last Command (1928), will be hosted in the Caplan Recital Hall on the 17th floor of the Terra building, 211 S. Broad Street (near Broad and Walnut).

Live music and free refreshments will be provided. Silent film expert Dr. Andrew Repasky McElhinney will speak, and lost trailers and iconic shorts from the era will be screened before the full-length film. 

Please join us for movie night! Bring friends!

Event info:
November 8, 7 – 10 PM, Terra Hall, Caplan Recital Hall
Free with UArts ID (alumni, student, faculty, staff) Suggested donation of $5 for public

Guest speaker:
Andrew Repasky McElhinney
Screenwriter, movie, theater, and installation director; and the author of Second Takes: Remaking Film, Remaking America.  Andrew’s feature films include Magdalen (1998), A Chronicle of Corpses (2000), Georges Bataille’s Story of the Eye (2003), Animal Husbandry (2008), Christmas Dreams (2015) and the forthcoming feature, Casual Encounters: Philadelphia True Crime Confessions.  McElhinney’s collected cinema work is in the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York.  McElhinney is also the Producing Artistic Associate at TornOut Theater (New York) and the Artistic Director of Shakespeare in Harrowgate Park (Philadelphia).  


November 8, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Caplan Recital Hall, Terra Hall, 17th Floor, University of the Arts
211 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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