toronto silent film festival

Unique in the way it spans the city and highlights classic film, The Toronto Silent Film Festival happens every spring across many venues in Toronto. Thoughts collected include reaction to the films shown and the filmgoing experience.

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A rare cinematic treat brings the curtain down on my 2012 Toronto Silent Film Festival.

A rare cinematic treat brings the curtain down on my 2012 Toronto Silent Film Festival.
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1,000 LAFFS: “Playmates”

As the old song says, "Make 'em Laugh"

As the old song says, "Make 'em Laugh"
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BLOOD AND SAND

The melodramatic tale of a matador gets things going for me at The Toronto Silent Film Festival, and not without its hiccups.

The melodramatic tale of a matador gets things going for me at The Toronto Silent Film Festival, and not without its hiccups.