We would like to say a big thank you to everyone who helped make this year's festival the success it was.
The audience, the musicians, The sponsors, and the volunteers -
Tentative dates for our 5th Annual Toronto Silent Film Festival
April 3rd to 8th, 2014
Keep CALM and LISTEN to SILENT FILMS -
Every year, the Toronto Silent Film Festival screens some of the world's finest silent films. And every year we pair them with music, improvised and played live by accomplished artists. A bond is created: between performers onscreen, performers in-
The films screened at the Toronto Silent Film Festival are part of cinema history—a history that stretches from the late-
See for yourself.
In recent years, landmark silent films like Metropolis, Wings, and Napoleon, have been restored, re-
Best of all, new silent feature films are being made. Everyone knows that, thanks to Michel Hazanavicius, director of The Artist—last year’s Academy Award winner for Best Picture.
"It’s the purest form of movie-
Whenever people gather in darkened theatres to watch movies, something magical happens. But only silent film brings the past and the present—the cinematic and theatrical—together on one night. Be part of the Toronto Silent Film Festival and discover that sense of wonder again. As George Pearson, pioneering British director, so aptly put it:
"No matter the heights to which the sound film might grow, the silent film would remain its living and sustaining root."