Sound of Silent Film: Mexico City

SOSF_2013_IMAGE_ONLY_small-238x300Our Sound of Silent Film Festival heads to Mexico City for the first time!  We’ll present a program of audience favorites at the esteemed Cineteca Nacional.

Featuring newly composed scores performed live to modern silent films from around the world, this one night only event is a don’t miss.

“Of all the art forms, music takes the shortest route to the heart, and this is especially true of live music,” says acclaimed Canadian filmmaker, and SOSF 2011 alumnus Guy Maddin. “Something truly alchemical happens when film gets a live score.”

Saturday, April 29 and 30 7:30 PM
Cineteca Nacional
Av. México Coyoacán #389
More information and tickets here.



Heart of the World by Guy Maddin
– music by Seth Boustead

Now Here by Beatrice Grand
– music by Ioannis Papaspyrou

The Gift by Julio Pot
– music by Gabriel Malancioiu

G.M. by Martin Pickles
– music by Randall West

Copy Shop by Virgil Widrich
– music by Eric Malmquist

Cheating, Inc by William Lorton
– music by Eric Reda

Junk Girl by Mohammad Zare
– music by Rob Steel


Felipe Perez Santiago – conductor

Erika Flores – flute
Ismael Sanchez – clarinet
AbdEl Hadi Sabag Hillen – piano
Maribel Pedraza – percussion
Oscar Sanchez – percussion
Humberto Lopez  – violin
Virna Lanza – cello


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