The British Silent Film Festival returns to Leicester with classic silent cinema. We’ll be looking at heroes, from thrilling swashbuckling adventurers, to early astronauts, from heroes of the football pitch, to the quiet heroes of the War a hundred years ago. We’ll also be looking at British silent cinema in transition with some of the last of the silent and first sound films produced. Richard III, (hero or anti-hero) makes an appearance in early British feature Jane Shore , and a programme filled with rarities, new discoveries, funny, serious, sad or just plain interesting accompanied by the world’s leading silent cinema musicians.
This years festival will take place at the Phoenix, Leicester.
Bookings available from 1 August