Sounds of Silence Festival for silent film and live music exposes the profound art of silent films and explores its interaction with contemporary music and art. This year the 6th edition of the festival has been shifted to October 28-30.
Musicians and artists participating in the 6th edition: Gerard Bouwhuis; Ensemble Modelo62; Ziv Taubenfeld, Marie Guilleray, Ilya Ziblat and Onno Govaert; Bart de Vrees, Maarten Ornstein and Miriam Overlach; Dan Gibson and Vladimir Vlaev; Henry Vega and Jan Willem Troost; Nizar Rohana, Leah Uijterlinde and Carlos Ema; Guillermo Martín-Viana and Juan Luis Montoro; LiChun Tseng.
On the programme:
DAY 1 (Thursday 28 October)
19:00 | Film: Fragment of an Empire (Fridrikh Ermler, Russia, 1929) <> Music by Gerard Bouwhuis
21:30 | Film: Battleship Potemkin (Sergei Eisenstein, Russia, 1925) <> Music by Ensemble Modelo62
DAY 2 (Friday 29 October)
19:30 | Film: Faithful Heart (Jean Epstein, France, 1923) <> Music by Ziv Taubenfeld, Marie Guilleray, Ilya Ziblat and Onno Govaert
21:30 | Film: The Last Laugh (F.W. Murnau, Germany, 1924) <> Music by Bart de Vrees, Maarten Ornstein and Miriam Overlach
DAY 3 (Saturday 30 October)
15:00 | Lecture: Women filmmakers of silent cinema by Dr. Asli Ozgen-Tuncer (University of Amsterdam)
16:00 | Film: The Adventures of Prince Achmed (Lotte Reiniger, Germany, 1926) > Music by Nizar Rohana, Leah Uijterlinde and Carlos Ema
20:30 | Three shows in one
Film: The Seashell and the Clergyman (Germaine Dulac, France, 1928) <> Music by Hypochondriac Resonators (Dan Gibson and Vladimir Vlaev)
Video art: PARARSE <> Music and video by 1LL0~ (Guillermo Martín-Viana and Juanlu Montoro Santos)
Video art: Reclaiming Vision (Marjolijn Dijkman & Toril Johannessen, Norway, 2018) <> Music by Henry Vega and Jan Willem Troost
* ART (ongoing film installation): 20 21 by LiChun Tseng.
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