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Taste of Silents

Taste of Silents 

Did you make it along to any of our Taste of Silents screenings this year? If so, please take 5/6 mins to fill out our survey below - we always appreciate your feedback! Thank you and hope to see you again soon.

Our Taste of Silents programme is a chance for everyone new to silent film to give it a try and, for those who are already fans, to enjoy the rich, immersive and captivating world of silent films with live music, presented in Scotland’s oldest cinema, the Hippodrome in Bo’ness.

Our 2021 Taste of Silents Season included:
Easy Street (1917) accompanied by Neil Brand
Wrong Again (1929) accompanied by Neil Brand
GRASS: A Nation's Battle for Life (1925) accompanied by Mike Nolan 
The Epic of Everest (1924) accompanied by Stephen Horne
Chicago (1927) accompanied by John Sweeney
Häxan (1922) accompanied by Jane Gardner and Hazel Morrison


Taste of Silents Season 2019
Seven Footprints to Satan (1929) with a semi-improvised score by Jane Gardner for piano and violin (Roddy Long);
Der Golem (1920)) with music performed by Stephen Horne, composer of the new restoration theatrical release;
Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) with live piano accompaniment by Mike Nolan plus soprano Claudia Hausmann;
Nanook of the North (1922) with live music by Sink ensemble.


Taste of Silents Season 2018
Pandora's Box (1929) with music by Jane Gardner and Roddy Long
The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926) accompanied by Chris Davies commissioned for Bradford Animation Festival plus free drop-in art workshop and Q&A, in partnership with Film Hub Wales / Anim18
The Lodger (1927) accompanied by Stephen Horne
The General (1926) accompanied by Neil Brand


Taste of Silents Season 2017
Metropolis (1927) accompanied by DJ Vangelis
Safety Last! (1923) accompanied by Mike Nolan
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927) accompanied by Graeme Stephen
Blackmail (1929) accompanied by Stephen Horne

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