Sound of Silent Film: Mexico City

Integrating Musical Creativity into Everyday Life

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
$20 door, $15 online, $8 students and seniors (with ID)


Blackout Roulette by Alex Italics
– music by Wendell Oliver

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

Now Here by Beatrice Grand
– music by Ioannis Papaspyrou

Eva/Ana by Daniel Ruiz Bustos
– music by Jakub Polaczyk

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

Father and Daughter by Michael Dudok de Witt
– music by Amos Gillespie

Junk Girl by Mohammad Zare
– music by Rob Steel