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Screening the best restorations with the best musical accompaniment from around the world. Our live events give audiences the best silent film experience available in the 21st Century.

Taking place regularly in the screening room at the Lansdown Pub, Bristol. Our totally free club screenings allows us to meet up, discuss and watch some silent film rarities.

A series of themed screenings spread over the course of a season. Our silent film strands are a mixture of film rarities and classics.


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Upcoming Events

  • The Eagle (1925): South West Silents
    20 Aug, 19:30 – 21:00 BST
    Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA, UK
    Based on the novel “Dubrovsky” by Alexander Pushkin the great silent-era sex symbol Rudolph Valentino departs from his onscreen persona of a Latin lover and delivers one of the most nuanced and powerful performances of his career.
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    The Last of the Mohicans (1920): South West Silents
    Bristol Cathedral
    Time is TBD
    Bristol Cathedral, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TJ, UK
    A season of silent film screenings celebrating 100 years since the beginning of the 1920s, the final decade of the silent era, continues with this unique and rare screening of the brand new restoration of the action-packed drama, The Last of the Mohicans (1920).
  • The Kid (1921): South West Silents
    23 Jul, 19:30 – 21:15 BST
    Bristol, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA, UK
    Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Chaplin's ground breaking first feature film. With special intro by official Chaplin biographer David Robinson.