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Silent Film Celebration

  • Dates: May 25, 2021 - August 25, 2021
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Venue: Gregg Museum of Art & Design
  • Location: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Address: 1903 Hillsborough St., North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Phone: 919.515.3503
  • Times: Tues.-Fri., 10am-5pm
  • Admission: Free

About

The Gregg features a film series highlighting women, people of color, and explorations in silent film. All summer through August 29:

Peripheral Perspectives — Silent Social Discourse (Tues. May 25-Fri. June 11):

  • Within Our Gates (1919) Directed by Oscar Micheaux
  • Spring Silkworms (1933) Directed by Cheng Bugao
  • Souriante Madame Beudet (1922) Directed by Germaine Dulac

Silence of the Lens — Shivers from the Early Days of Horror (Tues. June 15-Fri. July 2):

  • Frankenstein (1910) Directed by J. Searle Dawley
  • Nosferatu (1922) Directed by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau
  • House of Ghosts (1908) Directed by Seguno de Chomón

Acting in Avant-Garde — Emergence of New Art Forms (Tues. July 6-Fri. July 23):

  • Entr’acte (1924) Directed by René Clair
  • Anémic Cinéma (1926) Directed by Marcel Duchamp
  • La Coquille et le Clergyman (1928) Directed by Germaine Dulac
  • The Big Swallow (1901) James Williamson

Life Through the Lens — The Dawn of Documentary Film (Tues. July 27- Fri. Aug. 13)

  • Nanook of the North (1922) Directed by Robert J. Flaherty
  • Man with a Movie Camera (1929) Directed by Dziga Vertov
  • South (1919) Directed by Frank Hurley
  • Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat (1895) Directed by The Lumière Brothers

Silent Slapstick — Don’t Tell the Joke, Show It! (Tues. Aug. 17-Fri.. Aug. 27):

  • Cops (1922) Directed by Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline
  • Safety Last! (1923) Directed by Fred C. Newmayer & Sam Taylor
  • One Week (1920) Directed by Buster Keaton & Edward F. Cline
  • The Count (1916) Directed by Charlie Chaplin