Today (Tue 16 Feb) Falkirk Community Trust announced the Hippodrome Silent Film Festival’s 10th festival programme, Wed 17 – Sat 21 March 2021. The festival, which is affectionately known as HippFest, is usually housed in Scotland’s oldest purpose-built cinema The Hippodrome in Bo’ness.
Following the announcement from the First Minister placing mainland Scotland in Covid protection level 4 from Saturday 26 December, we are suspending a range of services until further notice from this date
We are delighted to announce that we are hoping to reopen the much loved and missed Hippodrome Cinema in Bo’ness on Friday 18 December. This is subject to confirmation of the Falkirk area moving into the Scottish Government’s Tier 2 and also completion of local health and safety tests.
The Hippodrome Silent Film Festival (aka HippFest) is presenting Filibus: The Mysterious Air Pirate (1915) online on Saturday 28 November at 20:00 BST as part of the third edition of St Andrew’s Fair Saturday in Scotland.
Falkirk Community Trust is delighted to announce that the Hippodrome Cinema has received a total of £51,552 from the open call for applications to the Screen Scotland Independent Cinema Recovery and Resilience Fund.
The Hippodrome Silent Film Festival celebrates the new roaring twenties - in 2020!
The Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’ness is among 10 community groups from across Scotland to receive new funding to transform the local cinema going experience. From Hawick to Peebles, local cinemas have been awarded a total of £318,058 through Screen Scotland’s Cinema Equipment Fund.
The December brochure has landed! You can download from here or browse through our brilliant programme online..
Saturday 21 March will see the return of The Dodge Brothers to Bo’ness to accompany the 1930 silent film ‘City Girl’ screening during the Hippodrome Silent Film Festival. Followed by a one-off music gig on Sunday 22 March in the capital’s favourite music venue The Queen’s Hall.
BODY AND SOUL (1925) SILENT FILM WITH MUSIC - original score by Wycliffe Gordon INTRODUCTION 18:30 WITH Professor Charles Musser (10m) FILM (18:40 - 20:22) POST SCREENING Q&A starts at 20:30 (on Zoom)
Behind-the-Scenes at the Hippodrome TALK & VIRTUAL TOUR - Will Gibbs THU 18 MAR, 11:00, 20M (ava 48hrs)
GRASS: A NATION'S BATTLE FOR LIFE (1925) SILENT FILM WITH MUSIC - Mike Nolan INTRODUCTION 19:00 WITH Professor Nacim Pak-Shiraz (10m) FILM (19:10 - 20:21)
Architect Matthew Steele in Bo’ness TALK & VIRTUAL TOUR – Geoff Bailey FRI 19 MAR, 11:00, 40M (ava 48hrs)
FRI 19 MARCH MUSIC BY NEIL BRAND (PIANO) Performed by BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Timothy Brock Introduction with Bryony Dixon 14:00 (5m) FILM 14:05, 1H 44M (ava 48hrs) Post Screening Q&A starts at 16:15 (Live on Zoom)
THE EAGLE (1925) INTRODUCTION WITH ALISON STRAUSS 19:00 (5m) SILENT FILM WITH MUSIC – Neil Brand FILM FRI 19 MAR 19:05 - 20:17 (1h 12m) (ava 48hrs)
Mary Pickford’s Silver Screen Supper COOK-A-LONG with Jenny Hammerton SAT 20 MAR, 11:00, 30M (ava 48hrs)
SILENT FILM WITH MUSIC – Stephen Horne INTRODUCTION WITH PAMELA HUTCHINSON 14:00 SAT 20 MAR, 14:10, 1H 33M POST-SCREENING Q&A starts 16:00 (Live on Zoom)
The Woman Men Yearn For (Die Frau, Nach der Man Sich Sehnt) 1929 SILENT FILM WITH MUSIC – Frame Ensemble INTRODUCTION 19:00 WITH Hannah McGill (10m) SAT 20 MAR, 19:10, 1H 18M (ava 48H) Post-screening Q&A starts at 20:45 (Live on Zoom)
Sun 21 March HippFest Commission 11:00, 30M (ava 48hrs)
Billie Ritchie’s Early Hollywood Footsteps TALK – John Bengtson SUN 21 MAR, 12:00, 20M (ava 48hrs)
SUN 21 MAR With Music Accompaniment from John Sweeney INTRODUCTION with Alison Strauss 13:30 (5m) Film 13:35, 25M (ava 48hrs)
Sparrows (1926) SILENT FILM WITH MUSIC - The Graves Brothers Q&A – The Graves Brothers and Elaina Friedrichsen SUN 21 MAR, 19:10, 1H 49M (ava 48hrs)
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