Sound of Silent Film Festival 2021

ACM’s popular Sound of Silent Film Festival is a unique event featuring new short silent films in every conceivable genre screened with newly-composed musical scores performed live.

We source the films through a global call, commission the composers and our wonderful musicians bring it all to life.


Watch virtually!

Program One: The Ephemeral Orphanage – Friday, May 7 – 8:00 Central/9:00 Eastern
Program Two: The Silent Treatment – Saturday, May 8 –  8:00 Central/9:00 Eastern








Chris Ramaekers – Music Director
David Wetzel – Technical Director

Alyson Berger – cello
Christie Miller – clarinet
Marianne Parker – piano
Brent Roman – percussion
Trevor Patricia Watkin – flute
Amy Wurtz – piano
Henry Zheng – violin



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Watch the 2020 Festival