International Silent Film Festival Manila 2017

International Silent Film Festival Manila 2017

31 August 2017 – 3 September 2017
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The 11th International Silent Film Festival is a showcase of silent films, classic and contemporary, from 9 different countries.
The films will be screened at the Shangri-La Plaza scored live by contemporary musicians from Aug 31 to Sept 3.

Admission to all screenings is free on a first-come-first-served basis.


Aug 31 | Thursday
8:00 PM - El Golfo (1918, Spain)
Music by Talahib Peoples Music

Sep 1 | Friday
7:30 PM - Underground (1928, United Kingdom)
Music by Goodleaf
9:30 PM - The New Enchantment / L'Inhumaine (1923, France)
Music by Heloise La Harpe

Sep 2 | Saturday
3:00 PM - A Perfect Family / Una famiglia perfetta (2017, Italy)
Music by Tom's Story
5:30 PM - Dragnet Girl / 非常線の女 (1933, Japan)
Music by Celso Espejo Rondalla & featuring the Benshi Ichiro Kataoka
8:00 PM - Taglish (2012, Philippines)
Music by Kapitan Kulam

Sep 3 | Sunday
3:00 PM - Café Elektric (1927, Austria)
Music by Rivermaya
5:00 PM - Pandora's Box (1929, Germany)
Music by Sandwich
8:00 PM - The General (1926, United States of America)
Music by Flippin SOUL Stompers

Side Programs by Para Sa Sining:
Aug 31 - Sep 3
The Silent Film Exhibition | Grand Atrium, Shangri-La Plaza
Sep 3 | Sunday
Musika X Pelikula | Grand Atrium, Shangri-La Plaza
Screenings of silent short films with live musical accompaniment
2:00 PM | 7:15 PM | 9:30 PM

The International Silent Film Festival Manila 2017 is organized by Instituto Cervantes de Manila, British Council Philippines, Embassy of France to the Philippines and Micronesia, The Philippine Italian Association, The Japan Foundation, Manila, Film Development Council of the Philippines, Austrian Embassy Manila, Goethe-Institut Philippinen and the U.S. Embassy, Manila Philippines
in partnership with Shangri-La Plaza and Para Sa Sining.