Friends of the Arts 1st Annual Chico Silent Film Festival

Date of Event: 
Mar 9, 2012 10:00 AM to Mar 10, 2012 2:30 AM
Location Name: 
Women's Club
Location Address: 
Cost of Event: 
See below
Contact Name: 
Friends of the Arts
Contact Phone Number: 
(530) 228-2860

Chico Silent Film Festival Schedule March 9-10 (Limited Seating)
FRIDAY, March 9
6 PM - $8 Laugh Show Combo; $2 for 12 and under - COPS with Buster Keaton; BEHIND THE SCREEN with Charlie Chaplin; WRONG AGAIN with Laurel and Hardy; LIZZIES OF THE FIELD. Individual films $8 pre-sales; $10 at the door 8 PM - BLACKMAIL, Alfred Hitchcock's "lost" silent version
SATURDAY, March 10
10:30 AM -- V.I. Pudovkin's STORM OVER ASIA
1 PM - THE NIGHT CRY (Rin Tin Tin's greatest acting role) plus a Felix the Cat cartoon (A Chico Police Department K-9 Demonstration precedes this wonderful Rin Tin Tin film; perfect for kids of all ages!)
3 PM - THE CANADIAN (directed by William Beaudine)
7 PM - Cecil B. De Mille's CHICAGO
9 PM - Lon Chaney in THE UNHOLY THREE with D. W. Griffith short "For His Son."
COST: $8 Laugh Show;children 12 & under $2
$8 Per Film - $45 For All-Festival Pass
$10 at door per film - Ask about SPECIAL screening inside historic
Bidwell Mansion March 8 - 45 tickets only @ $150
LOCATION: Chico Women's Club, 592 E. 3rd St.
TICKETS: Avenue 9 Gallery, 180 E. 9th Ave., #3
Will-Call tickets with credit card payment 530-228-2860.
MORE INFORMATION: 530-228-2860
Frederick Hodges is hailed by the press as one of the best jazz and ragtime pianists in the world. He is sought after by today's foremost orchestras, festivals, conductors, and collaborative musicians. His artistry, virtuosity and charisma have brought him to the world's most prestigious stages.
David Shepard of Blackhawk Films is renowned world-wide for film preservation. Shepard began restoring films when he joined the American Film Institute in 1968 as one of their first staff members. In 1987, he bought the Blackhawk Films library. Shepard will run the 16mm projectors and provide commentary for the films.