Netherlands Silent Film Festival

Programme

Thursday 11 January 2024

PROGRAMME

TIME

VENUE

PRICE

Musicians

POLYANNA

19:00u

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

€ 10,-

Daan van den Hurk

A young orphan, played by America’s sweetheart Mary Pickford, moves in with her rich, but bitter aunt. Her boundless optimism is infectious and causes the entire town to change. Pickford shines in this family film filled with beauty and laughter, and sometimes also a little tear.

FORBIDDEN PARADISE

20:30u

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

€ 12,50

Daan van den Hurk and Frank van der Star

A sparkling love story filled with humor directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Pola Negri as an empress who falls in love with a simple soldier.

Friday 12 January 2024

PROGRAMME

TIME

VENUE

PRICE

Musicians

FRAU IM MOND

14:30u

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

€ 12,50

Meg Morley (piano)

In his epic final silent film Fritz Lang explores the lunar surface in a science fiction film lavish with gorgeously designed futuristic landscapes, but also love, intrigue, adventure and a heartbreaking finale.

EL TREN FATASMA

20:30u

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

€ 12,50

José Maria Serralde Ruiz (piano) 

One of the few Mexican silent films that has been preserved. This film is the classic story of 'catch the crooks and rescue the pretty daughter of the station owner'. Accompanied live by the virtuoso Mexican silent film pianist José Maria Serralde Ruiz.

Fûun jôshi

22:00u

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

€ 10,-

Elizabeth Jane Baldry

Unique Japanese historical drama that captures the inner and physical struggle of a samurai warrior in a breathtaking visual style.

Saturday 13 January 2024

PROGRAMME

TIME

VENUE

PRICE

Musicians

MUSIC SPECIAL AND YOGA SESSION

11:00u

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

€ 5,-

Daan van den Hurk

A special music session exploring the role of film music in (silent) cinema, presented by film pianist and composer Daan van den Hurk and film scholar Kate Saccone. The programme kicks off with a brief yoga warm-up inspired by lively film footage, led by Katya Vershinina.

WHO’S THAT GIRL?

13:30u

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

€ 12,50

Maud Nelissen (piano) & Elizabeth-Jane Baldry (harp)

An exploration of the lives and work of the women in silent film history who seem to have been forgotten, but who have not gone unnoticed. In this program, presented by Anke Brouwers en Kate Saccone, you will finally get to know them (better).

HIS MAJESTY THE BARBER

16:00u

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

€ 12,50

José Maria Serralde Ruiz (piano)

Charming Swedish-German comedy filled with plot twists and turns about a young barber in love with the granddaughter of a millionairess who discovers that he is the crown prince of Tirania. Or perhaps not? Or maybe he is after all?

SLAPSTICK SATURDAY

20:30u

Muziekgebouw Eindhoven

€ 17,50

Meg Morley (piano), Bart Soeters (bass guitar), Frank van der Star (drums), Daan van den Hurk (piano) & Hanne Steffers (cellist)

Once again, the annual highlight of the Nederlands Silent Film Festival is dedicated to the great slapstick stars of the silent era. Featuring comedy maestro Mabel Normand, 'Nasty Women,' and as the feature film, one of Buster Keaton's last major masterpieces: THE CAMERAMAN (1928).

Sunday 14 January 2024

PROGRAMME

TIME

VENUE

PRICE

Musicians

THE TRAVELS AND INSPIRATIONS OF PIERRE LOTI

11:00u

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

€ 10,-

Daan van den Hurk (piano) & Emma van Dobben (accordeon/multi-instrumentalist) 

Although the name of author Pierre Loti (1850-1923) is almost forgotten, famous opera's as Lakmé and Mme Butterfly are based on his stories. In this program, curator silent film Elif Rongen - Kaynakçi guides us around the world as seen through the eyes of this influencial and fantastic writer.

PETER PAN

13:30u

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

€ 12,50

Daan van den Hurk (piano) & Elizabeth-Jane Baldry (harp)

The first and one of the most enchanting adaptations of this classic play. This film directly inspired Walt Disney to create his version. A beautiful film for the whole family to enjoy.

PIERRE LOTI: PÊCHEUR D’ISLANDE

16:00u

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

€ 12,50

Meg Morley (piano)

A miraculus story about love for each other and the sea, based on a novel by Pierre Loti. Visually spectacular finally available to screen again in a brand new restoration.

FORBIDDEN PICTURE SHOW: ASTA NIELSEN & DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS

20:00h

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

€ 12,50

Maud Nelissen & Wilma Thalen 

The Forbidden films: the cocaine special! In THE MYSTERY OF THE LEAPING FISH, Douglas Fairbanks plays Coke Ennyday, an enthusiastic yet bumbling detective who uses both his stunts and his vast collection of drugs to save a lady in distress. Next, in LASTER DER MENSCHHEIT, Asta Nielsen shows the tragic tale of a famous opera singer trying to protect her daughter.

Thursday 11 January 2024

PROGRAMME

POLYANNA

TIME

19:00u

VENUE

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

PRICE

€ 10,-

Musicians

Daan van den Hurk

A young orphan, played by America’s sweetheart Mary Pickford, moves in with her rich, but bitter aunt. Her boundless optimism is infectious and causes the entire town to change. Pickford shines in this family film filled with beauty and laughter, and sometimes also a little tear.

PROGRAMME

FORBIDDEN PARADISE

TIME

20:30u

VENUE

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

PRICE

€ 12,50

Musicians

Daan van de Hurk & Frank van der Star

A sparkling love story filled with humor directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Pola Negri as an empress who falls in love with a simple soldier.

Friday 12 January 2024

PROGRAMME

FRAU IM MOND

TIME

14:30u

VENUE

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

PRICE

€ 12,50

Musicians

Meg Morley (piano) 

In his epic final silent film Fritz Lang explores the lunar surface in a science fiction film lavish with gorgeously designed futuristic landscapes, but also love, intrigue, adventure and a heartbreaking finale.

PROGRAMME

EL TREN FATASMA

TIME

20:30u

VENUE

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

PRICE

€ 12,50

Musicians

José Maria Serralde Ruiz (piano)

One of the few Mexican silent films that has been preserved. This film is the classic story of 'catch the crooks and rescue the pretty daughter of the station owner'. Accompanied live by the virtuoso Mexican silent film pianist José Maria Serralde Ruiz.

PROGRAMME

Fûun jôshi

TIME

22:00u

VENUE

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

PRICE

€ 10,-

Musicians

Elizabeth Jane Baldry

Unique Japanese historical drama that captures the inner and physical struggle of a samurai warrior in a breathtaking visual style.

Saturday 13 January 2024

PROGRAMME

MUSIC SPECIAL AND YOGA SESSION

TIME

11:00u

VENUE

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

PRICE

€ 5,-

Musicians

Daan van den Hurk

A special music session exploring the role of film music in (silent) cinema, presented by film pianist and composer Daan van den Hurk and film scholar Kate Saccone. The programme kicks off with a brief yoga warm-up inspired by lively film footage, led by Katya Vershinina.

PROGRAMME

WHO’S THAT GIRL?

TIME

13:30u

VENUE

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

PRICE

€ 12,50

Musicians

Maud Nelissen (piano) & Elizabeth-Jane Baldry (harp)

An exploration of the lives and work of the women in silent film history who seem to have been forgotten, but who have not gone unnoticed. In this program, presented by Anke Brouwers en Kate Saccone, you will finally get to know them (better).

PROGRAMME

HIS MAJESTY THE BARBER

TIME

16:00u

VENUE

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

PRICE

€ 12,50

Musicians

José Maria Serralde Ruiz (piano)

Charming Swedish-German comedy filled with plot twists and turns about a young barber in love with the granddaughter of a millionairess who discovers that he is the crown prince of Tirania. Or perhaps not? Or maybe he is after all?

PROGRAMME

SLAPSTICK SATURDAY

TIME

20:30u

VENUE

Muziekgebouw Eindhoven

PRICE

€ 17,50

Musicians

Meg Morley (piano), Bart Soeters (bass guitar), Frank van der Star (drums), Daan van den Hurk (piano) & Hanne Steffers (cellist) 

Once again, the annual highlight of the Nederlands Silent Film Festival is dedicated to the great slapstick stars of the silent era. Featuring comedy maestro Mabel Normand, 'Nasty Women,' and as the feature film, one of Buster Keaton's last major masterpieces: THE CAMERAMAN (1928).

Sunday 14 January 2024

PROGRAMME

THE TRAVELS AND INSPIRATIONS OF PIERRE LOTI

TIME

11:00u

VENUE

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

PRICE

€ 10,-

Musicians

Daan van den Hurk (piano) & Emma van Dobben (accordeon/multi-instrumentalist) 

Although the name of author Pierre Loti (1850-1923) is almost forgotten, famous opera's as Lakmé and Mme Butterfly are based on his stories. In this program, curator silent film Elif Rongen - Kaynakçi guides us around the world as seen through the eyes of this influencial and fantastic writer.

PROGRAMME

PETER PAN

TIME

13:30u

VENUE

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

PRICE

€ 12,50

Musicians

Daan van den Hurk (piano) & Elizabeth-Jane Baldry (harp)

The first and one of the most enchanting adaptations of this classic play. This film directly inspired Walt Disney to create his version. A beautiful film for the whole family to enjoy.

PROGRAMME

PIERRE LOTI: PÊCHEUR D’ISLANDE

TIME

16:00u

VENUE

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

PRICE

€ 12,50

Musicians

Meg Morley (piano)

A miraculus story about love for each other and the sea, based on a novel by Pierre Loti. Visually spectacular finally available to screen again in a brand new restoration.

PROGRAMME

FORBIDDEN PICTURE SHOW: ASTA NIELSEN & DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS

TIME

20:00h

VENUE

Pand P Grote zaal, Eindhoven

PRICE

€ 12,50

Musicians

Maud Nelissen & Wilma Thalen

The Forbidden films: the cocaine special! In THE MYSTERY OF THE LEAPING FISH, Douglas Fairbanks plays Coke Ennyday, an enthusiastic yet bumbling detective who uses both his stunts and his vast collection of drugs to save a lady in distress. Next, in LASTER DER MENSCHHEIT, Asta Nielsen shows the tragic tale of a famous opera singer trying to protect her daughter.