HippFest at Home

A little bit of HippFest... at Home!

The Hippodrome Silent Film Festival (HippFest) is Scotland's first and only festival of silent film with live music. In 2021 the Hippodrome Silent Film Festival ran entirely online, reaching a new international community. Since then we have continued to develop the Festival’s output across a variety of digital platforms. If you can't make it in-person screening don’t worry - you can join us at selected events online. We are excited to extend our celebration of silent film with live music to our digital audiences across the world.​

  Catch up with Frances Marion: Hollywood's Favourite Storyteller, hosted by Pamela Hutchinson, which premiered on 26/1. 

 ⭐ Tune in to the premiere of Jenny Gilbertson: 'A Real Illuminator', an illustrated conversation between Shona Main and Sarah Neely, on 27/2.

 ⭐ Tune in to the premiere of A New Look at Our Oldest Films, an illustrated presentation from BFI Curator Bryony Dixon, on 6/3.


What else can I watch/listen to?

Upcoming live-streams as part of HippFest 2024 include: The Rugged Island: A Shetland Lyric (1933), Sound Tracks: The Flying Scotsman and Britain's 'Part-Talkies', Stella Maris (1918), How to be a Flapper, and Just Around the Corner (1921).

Our HippFest at Home programme extends the reach of the Festival to new audiences in a variety of digital formats. Featuring our brand new podcast; Q&As with performers, archivists, and film historians; live-streamed feature presentations from venues across Scotland and beyond; innovative online events; and insightful, cross-cultural conversations about archive cinema - we hope that there's something for everyone.


Connect with us elsewhere online:

Instagram: @hippfest | Facebook: /HippFest | Twitter: @HippFestScot | Tiktok: @hipp_tok | LinkedIn: /Hippfest

🖥️ Continue the conversation by joining our 'HippFest at Home' Facebook Group.


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