Silent Film Spectacular Returns

Silent Film Spectacular Returns

October 2, 2017 | Adult Services

The award-winning Silent Film Spectacular series returns to Albany Public Library in October with three performances. The series offers a truly unique film-going experience as silent movies are screened alongside live performances of original soundtracks crafted by talented Capital Region bands.


The Silent Film Spectacular events take place in the large auditorium of the Washington Ave. Branch (161 Washington Avenue). The performances are free and open to the public. For more information, please call (518) 427-4349.


Oct. 11 (Wed) at 7 pm | Three Short Films with Live Music by Psychedelic Snakeskin

The films are: “Merry Frolics of Satan” (1906), “Menilmontant” (1928), and “The Motorist” (1906)


Oct. 18 (Wed) at 7 pm | Film “Our Hospitality” (1923) with Live Music by Ryan Devine and Justin Fuld


Oct. 25 (Wed) at 7 pm | Three Surrealist Short Films with Live Music by Scum Couch

The films are: “L’Etoile de Mer” (1928), “Le Retour a La Raison” (1923) and “Un Chien Andalou” (1929)

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