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Reclaim the movies and the audience! The not for profit and registered charity presents restored silent and sound film classics. A number of the sessions are accompanied with live music. Since 2007 it has continued to promote the artistic, cultural and historic value of cinema.

STATE LIBRARY NSW

State Library NSW Conditions of Entry: click here!

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July 7 Sunday at 1pm. Bringing Up Baby (1938).
Restored comedy with soundtrack, 109 minutes.

More details and buy tickets at the following red link: click here!

Click here for July-August State Library NSW shows!

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ROSEVILLE
Roseville Uniting Church, 7 Lord Street, ROSEVILLE NSW 2069
Short walk from Roseville Station (eastern side).

June 29 Saturday at 2pm. The Last of the Mohicans (1920) restored black and white silent classic with tints. With live music (Graeme Costin), 75 minutes.

More details and buy tickets at the following red link: click here!

Click here for June-October Roseville shows!

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GORDON
Gordon Library Meeting Room 1, 799 Pacific Highway
GORDON NSW 2072

Short walk from station.

Two free Film Heritage Academy presentations with Ku-ring-gai Council and the 2024 Arts & Cultural Festival.

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July 11 Thursday
Presentation from 10.30am - 11:30am
William Shakespeare (1564-1616): 460th Anniversary Tribute
Shakespeare on the Screen across the 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries

Overview and survey of Shakespeare on Screen. From the silent cinema to contemporary filmmakers, the timeless power of Shakespeare’s rich treasures has shaped and transformed the narrative and visual content of cinema. He remains the most frequently adapted author in the history of film.

July 24 Wednesday
Presentation from 10.30am - 11:30am
Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977): Birth of the Tramp
Two Anniversaries to celebrate!

Two Anniversaries to celebrate: 135 years since his birth and 110 years since he started his stellar career in films. Overview of his early years in film 1914- 1917. In 1914 the Tramp was born. At the Keystone Studios with baggy pants, ill-fitting jacket and a small bowler hat, he launched a brilliant career as actor, writer, producer and director. He changed the course of filmmaking forever.

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Restoring the audience with classic silent and sound films!

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Quality cinema presentations since September 1896. In that month Marius Sestier gave private demonstrations of the Lumiere cinematographe at the Lyceum Theatre and presented the first exhibition of the cinematographe to the public at 237 Pitt Street, Sydney, the Salon Lumiere.

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In the menu at the top of the page is Australia and the Silver Screen, an Australian treasure trove of items including a tribute to Felix the Cat and fascinating websites from Mark St Leon, Rod Blackmore OAM, Kev Franzi and Nick Murphy.

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Please stay in touch.
 E: info@ozsilentfilmfestival.com.au
 T: 0419 267 318 

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