Category Archives: Events

SILENT SALON – A Summer of Silent Comedies

On a beautiful late July evening, Flicker Alley had the great privilege of attending Silent Salon, a showcase of silent comedies co-presented by Villa Aurora Los Angeles and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. All four screenings in … Continue reading

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Abel Gance Triumphs in 2012

Napoleon, Kevin Brownlow, and the San Francisco Silent Film Festival have been prominent on the cultural radar during the last few weeks, from features in the NYTimes and Wall Street Journal to countless blog posts [The Daily Mirror; Smithsonian's Reel Culture] and … Continue reading

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Upcoming Screenings: A Trip to the Moon in Color & The Extraordinary Voyage

During the next few months, A Trip to the Moon (dir. Georges Méliès) restored to its original 1902 colors and featuring a new soundtrack by the band AIR will be making on-screen appearances along with Lobster Films’ The Extraordinary Voyage (2011), … Continue reading

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Celebrating Georges Méliès

Happy Birthday Georges Méliès! The great cinema magician was born in Paris on December 8, 1861. We are pleased that on this 150th anniversary, Méliès is garnering much attention and has been winning new fans following the release of Martin Scorcese’s new … Continue reading

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Bringing 1911 to 2011! – The Films of A Century Ago

Since 2003, Randy Haberkamp, Director of Public Programming and Educational Outreach at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has annually been presenting a unique and fascinating survey of early cinema at the turn of the last century. This … Continue reading

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A Journey Through Silent Film’s Time, Color and Space

Last week the Flicker Alley team attended the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ event “A TRIP TO THE MOON in Color: And Other Travels Through Time, Color and Space” – a screening event dedicated to re-creating the impact … Continue reading

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Cinecon goes Cinerama!

Congratulations to the Cinecon team on a successful 47th annual event. The longtime Los Angeles silent/classic cinema screening event was just this past weekend. A festival which itself has a very impressive history, has been unveiling rare and interesting films … Continue reading

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