Sound of Silent Film 2011

SOSF_2011_POSTER_smallACM’s Sound of Silent Film Festival is the only film festival that features modern silent films screened to live music, composed especially for the films by Chicago composers.

This year’s festival features a brand new score for Martin Scorsese‘s classic Vietnam War protest film The Big Shave, made while he was a still in film school, as well as films by renowned directors Gus Van Sant and Manoel de Oliveira.

Highlights also include a stunning animated film by Manga creator Osama Tezuka and a horror comedy created especially for the festival, among others.

Now that the Chopin Theater has a liquor license you can enjoy the show with the tasty beverage of your choice.

Friday April 1 9:00 PM
Saturday, April 2 9:00 PM
Sunday, April 3 3:00 PM

Chopin Theater
1543 W. Division St.
$20, $15 online, $8 students and seniors
Free parking at Division and Noble
773 334 3650

Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
Brian Kallies
Manoel de Oliveira
Martin Scorsese
Osama Tezuka
Gus Van Sant

Brian Baxter
Mike Leghorn
Brian O’Hern
Matthew Pakulski
Jason Seed
Amy Wurtz

Francesco Milioto – Conductor

Hülya Alpakin – piano
Renee Keller – percussion
Alicia Poot – flute
KT Somero – clarinet
Jeff Yang – violin

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