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Silent Film Festival: The Wind

ID, United States

Dylan Champagne opens the festival with Victor Sjöstrom’s unclassifiable melodrama, The Wind (1928), featuring a new score for string quartet and live electronics. In her most harrowing role, Lillian Gish stars as a woman who comes to a wrangler’s outfit on a bleak Western expanse, seeking shelter from the storms. (75 min,...

$15

Silent Film Festival: The Blood of a Poet

Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre 508 S. Main St., Moscow, ID, United States

Ruby Fulton continues the series with an original score for three keyboards and other surprises that recontextualize Jean Cocteau’s surreal fantasy, The Blood of a Poet (Le sang d’un poète 1930). The film is a puzzle box that defies easy summation: a male artist crosses a threshold into a world of memory play,...

$15

Silent Film Festival: Sherlock Jr.

ID, United States

Spencer Cuppage concludes the festival with a new piano score featuring jazz improvisation and a modern rhythm section to complement Buster Keaton’s superlative comedy, Sherlock Jr. (1924). Stony-faced Keaton stars as a movie projectionist who imagines himself a famous sleuth literally inside the movies. Sponsored by University of Idaho Department...

$15

Event Series Kenworthy Silent Film Festival

Kenworthy Silent Film Festival

Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre 508 S. Main St., Moscow, ID, United States

Join us at 7 PM each Thursday in May for films featuring original live music from local artists. Tickets $15 GA, $10 Students, or $50 for a Series Pass. With the support of the Idaho Commission on the Arts, Idaho Humanities Council, and private sponsors, KPAC has commissioned local composers...

$15