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Festivalcalender: [2006][2007][2008][2009][Silent Movie Festivals in 2010]
Germany: [Berlin] ♦♦♦[Cinefest] ♦♦♦♦♦
Frankreich: [Anères]
Italy: [Le Giornate del cinema muto, Silent Movie Festival Pordenone]
Eastern Central Europe: [Silent Movie Festival Krakow] ♦♦[Silent Movie Festival Warsaw]
United Kingdom: [Nottingham]
USA: [Rome, NY][Broncho Billy, Fremont, CA] ♦♦[Redding, Kalifornien][San Francisco] ♦♦

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Please check the Silent Movie Festival Calendar 2008 for an overview by dates (Sorry, partly German).

United States of America

Sound of Silents Film Festival (Three Oaks, MI)

Annual silent film screenings with original and newly written scores, performed indoors and out of doors at the Vickers Theatre.

The last festival tooks place from Friday the 03. August 2007 until Sunday the 05. August 2007.

The Betzwood Film Archive and Film Festival (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA)

Every spring a selection of historic films of the Betzwood studios are shown in the annual Betzwood Silent Film Festival. The films are presented as they would have been seen originally--on a large screen with live organ accompaniment.

The last festival tooks place from Saturday the 03. May 2008 until Saturday the 03. May 2008.

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Capitolfest (Rome, NY)

The next festival takes place from Friday the 13. August 2010 until Sunday the 15. August 2010.

Charleston Symphony Orchestra Silent Film Contest (Charlston, SC, USA)

Amateur and professional filmmakers choose a piece from the set repertoire, and make a film based on his/her interpretation of the piece.

Website is offline.

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 10. April 2008 until Thursday the 10. April 2008.

Silent Summer Film Festival (Chicago, Illinois)

Annual Film Festival at the Portage Theater in Chicago. Screenings are an Fridays.

The last festival tooks place from Friday the 24. July 2009 until Friday the 28. August 2009.

Cinecon (Hollywood, CA)

Cinecon is a five day celebration of the movies, screening nearly thirty rare silent and early sound feature films.

The next festival takes place from Thursday the 02. September 2010 until Monday the 06. September 2010.

Cinefest (Liverpool, NY, USA)

Organized by the Syracuse Cinephile Society

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 25. March 2010 until Sunday the 28. March 2010.

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Cinesation (Massillon, Ohio)

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 24. September 2009 until Sunday the 27. September 2009.

CINEVENT Classic Film Convention (Columbus, Ohio)

Annual festival in may.

The last festival tooks place from Friday the 28. May 2010 until Monday the 31. May 2010.

Damfino Convention (Muskegon, Michigan)

A Buster Keaton Convention.

The last festival tooks place from Friday the 02. October 2009 until Saturday the 03. October 2009.

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Broncho Billy Silent Film Festival (Niles, City of Fremont, CA)

The last festival tooks place from Friday the 12. February 2010 until Sunday the 14. February 2010.

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Buster Keaton Celebration (Iola, Kansas)

Each year a Buster Keaton Convention, 10 km away from the birthplace of Buster Keaton.

The next festival takes place from Friday the 24. September 2010 until Saturday the 25. September 2010.

Redding Annual Film Festival (Redding, California)

Annual Film Festival, first time 2006.

The last festival tooks place from Friday the 23. October 2009 until Saturday the 24. October 2009.

The San Francisco Silent Film Festival (San Francisco (USA))

The next festival takes place from Thursday the 15. July 2010 until Sunday the 18. July 2010.

Slapsticon (Arlington, VA)

Annual silent and early sound movie comedies, each year for four days in july.

The next festival takes place from Thursday the 15. July 2010 until Sunday the 18. July 2010.

Kansas Silent Film Festival (Topeka)

Annual festival in Topeka, Kansas.

The last festival tooks place from Friday the 26. February 2010 until Saturday the 27. February 2010.

Lillian Gish Film Festival (Springfield, Ohio)

Festival in honor of the Springfield born Lillian Gish (14. october 1893 - 27. february 1993)

The last festival tooks place from Wednesday the 05. September 2007 until Saturday the 08. September 2007.

Canada

Ottawa International Silent Film Festival (Ottawa)

The last festival tooks place from Wednesday the 25. October 2006 until Saturday the 28. October 2006.

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Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF) (Toronto, Canada)

The 4th annual TUFF will take place on the ONESTOP Network of 270 subway platforms screens throughout the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) from September 10 - 19, 2010, at the same time as TIFF. Each year TUFF screens only the best films from of hundreds of submissions. In 2010 we are raising the bar - showcasing fewer films in order to give our finalists more exposure.

TUFF is open to both Canadian and international submissions. All films screened are silent and exactly one-minute in length.

The next festival takes place from Friday the 10. September 2010 until Sunday the 19. September 2010.

Toronto Silent Film Festival (Toronto, Canada)

The last festival tooks place from Tuesday the 06. April 2010 until Thursday the 15. April 2010.

United Kingdom

British Silent Film Festival (Leicester, UK)

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 15. April 2010 until Sunday the 18. April 2010.

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Flicker (Bristol, UK)

The last festival tooks place from Friday the 23. September 2005 until Sunday the 25. September 2005.

Slapstick Silent Comedy Festival (Bristol, UK)

Every year in january.

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 21. January 2010 until Sunday the 24. January 2010.

Fflics (Aberystwyth, UK (Wales))

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 25. October 2007 until Sunday the 28. October 2007.

A Festival of Silent Cinema - Electric Palace Harwich (Harwich, UK)

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 07. May 2009 until Sunday the 10. May 2009.

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British Silent Cinema Festival (Nottingham)

Every year in April. Moved 2010 to Leicester.

The last festival tooks place from Friday the 05. June 2009 until Thursday the 11. June 2009.

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Ireland

Killruddery Silent Film Festival (Killruddery, Ireland)

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 11. March 2010 until Sunday the 14. March 2010.

Australia

Silent Film Festival State Cinema Hobart (Hobart, Tasmania)

The last festival tooks place from Friday the 04. April 2008 until Saturday the 12. April 2008.

The Silent Film Festival (Pomona, Queensland)

The Festival is located in the Majestic Theatre.

The Majestic Theatre in the Noosa Hinterland town of Pomona gained world-wide recognition as an authentic Silent Movie house with Ron providing accompaniments on the pipe organ.

Since October 2006, the theatre has been in community hands and has been given a major refurbishment.

The last festival tooks place from Friday the 20. November 2009 until Sunday the 22. November 2009.

Australias Silent Film Festival (Sydney, NSW)

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 15. October 2009 until Sunday the 25. October 2009.

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Kangaroo Valley Buster Keaton Silent Film Festival (Kangaroo Valley, NSW)

The last festival tooks place from Saturday the 15. August 2009 until Saturday the 15. August 2009.

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New Zealand

Opotiki Silent Film Festival (Opotiki, NZ)

Annual Silent Film Festival

The last festival tooks place from Friday the 04. September 2009 until Saturday the 05. September 2009.

Silence! (Rotorua New Zealand)

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 17. April 2008 until Saturday the 19. April 2008.

Italy

Strade del cinema (Aosta)

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 06. August 2009 until Thursday the 13. August 2009.

Cinema Ritrovato (Bologna)

The last festival tooks place from Saturday the 26. June 2010 until Saturday the 03. July 2010.

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Rimusicazioni (Bolzano)

The last festival tooks place from Monday the 14. December 2009 until Tuesday the 15. December 2009.

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Le Giornate del cinema muto (Pordenone/Friaul)

The world biggest silent movie festival takes place each year in autumn.

The next festival takes place from Saturday the 02. October 2010 until Saturday the 09. October 2010.

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Germany

Silent Movie Festival Berlin (Berlin)

The last festival tooks place from Friday the 29. February 2008 until Thursday the 27. March 2008.

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Film & Musik Fest (Bielefeld)

The next festival takes place from Friday the 05. November 2010 until Sunday the 14. November 2010.

Internationale Stummfilmtage - Bonner Sommerkino (Bonn)

Annual festival in summer inside the ''Arkadenhof der Universität Bonn' (arcade courtyard of the University Bonn) The entry is free.

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 13. August 2009 until Sunday the 23. August 2009.

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International Festival of German Film Heritage (Hamburg, Berlin, Vienna, Zürich)

The next festival takes place from Saturday the 13. November 2010 until Sunday the 21. November 2010.

StummFilmMusikTage Erlangen (Erlangen)

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 28. January 2010 until Sunday the 31. January 2010.

Internationale Stummfilmfestival Esslingen (Esslingen am Neckar)

The last silent movie festival in Esslingen was 1997. Because of a reconstruction the planned festival in 2000 dropped out, there is nearly no hope for a revival of the festival.

Göttinger Stummfilmtage (Göttingen)

The last festival tooks place from Friday the 27. February 2009 until Saturday the 28. February 2009.

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International Silent Movie Festival Heidelberg (Heidelberg)

The last festival tooks place from Friday the 29. January 2010 until Saturday the 31. January 2009.

Ingolstädter Stummfilmtage (Ingolstadt)

The last festival tooks place from Monday the 05. October 2009 until Wednesday the 07. October 2009.

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Karlsruher Stummfilmtage (Karlsruhe)

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 11. March 2010 until Sunday the 14. March 2010.

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Stummfilmtage Leipzig - Solo für Licht (Leipzig)

The last festival tooks place from Friday the 16. April 2010 until Tuesday the 27. April 2010.

Magdeburger Stummfilmtage (Magdeburg)

Actual are no plans for a silent movie festival in the future.

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 23. November 2006 until Tuesday the 28. November 2006.

Internationale Stummfilmtage Munich (München)

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 03. September 2009 until Wednesday the 09. September 2009.

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Regensburger Stummfilmfestival (Regensburg)

The next festival takes place from Wednesday the 25. August 2010 until Wednesday the 01. September 2010.

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Austria

Stumm & Laut (Vienna)

The last festival tooks place from Tuesday the 11. August 2009 until Saturday the 15. August 2009.

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Stummfilmtage Wels (Wels)

The last festival tooks place from Saturday the 03. October 2009 until Sunday the 04. October 2009.

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Switzerland

Berner Kultursommer (Bern)

Two weekends with silent movies, an event as a part of the Berner Kultursommers (Summer of culture in Bern).

The last festival tooks place from Friday the 14. September 2007 until Saturday the 15. September 2007.

Festival du film muet, Servion (Servion (Waadt))

Café-Théâtre Barnabé, Servion, 021/ 903 0 903

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 18. March 2010 until Sunday the 21. March 2010.

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France

Festival d’Anères - un festival de cinéma muet dans les Hautes-Pyrénées (Anères (F))

The last festival tooks place from Wednesday the 19. May 2010 until Sunday the 23. May 2010.

Printemps des Cinéconcerts (Bordeaux)

The last festival tooks place from Monday the 10. May 2010 until Saturday the 29. May 2010.

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Netherlands

Filmmuseum Biennal (Amsterdam)

The Filmmuseum Biennale take place each two years.

The last festival tooks place from Wednesday the 07. April 2010 until Sunday the 11. April 2010.

Czech Republic

Stummfest (Prague)

Open Air event Prag, Klub Jelení, Jelení 15

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 30. August 2007 until Saturday the 01. September 2007.

Poland

The Silent Film Festival Krakow (Krakow, Poland)

Biannual festival in december.

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The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 10. December 2009 until Sunday the 13. December 2009.

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Silent movie festival Warsaw (Warsaw, Poland)

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 22. October 2009 until Sunday the 25. October 2009.

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Norway

Stumfilm Dagere, Tromso, Norway (Tromsø, Norway)

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 04. September 2008 until Sunday the 07. September 2008.

Finnland

Mykkäelokuvafestivaalit, Forssa Silent Film Festival (Forssa (Finnland))

Annual festival since 2000 (late summer/early automn).

The next festival takes place from Friday the 27. August 2010 until Saturday the 28. August 2010.

Asia

International Silent Film Festival Manila (Manila, Shangri-la Mall, Phillipines)

Presented by the Goethe-Institut, Instituto Cervantes, the Japan Foundation and the embassies of the Czech Republic, France and Italy.

The last festival tooks place from Thursday the 30. July 2009 until Thursday the 27. August 2009.

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