Tag Archives for silent film

Thursday, April 5th, 2017 @ 10:15AM in Queens [silent film accompaniment] *not open to the public

What: The Immigrant 1917, 21 mins. Dir. Charlie Chaplin.
Where: Museum of the Moving Image (Astoria, Queens)
*Not open to the public
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Wednesday April 5th, 2017 by Makia Matsumura
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Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 @ 2PM in Winter Park, FL [silent film accompaniment & piano performance]

What: Makia Matsumura with M2duo with special guest Machiko Ozawa
Where: Atlantic Music Center Concert Hall (Melbourne, FL)
Admission: $15
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Sunday April 2nd, 2017 by Makia Matsumura
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Saturday, April 1st, 2017 @ 7:30PM in Melbourne, FL [silent film accompaniment & piano performance]

What: Makia Matsumura with M2duo with special guest Machiko Ozawa
Where: Atlantic Music Center Concert Hall (Melbourne, FL)
Admission: $27
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Saturday April 1st, 2017 by Makia Matsumura
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Sunday, March 19 @ 4:30PM in Manhattan [silent film accompaniment]

What: Passing Fancy, 1933, appox. 101 mins. Dir. Yasujiro Ozu.
*Performing with benshi (silent film narrator) Ichiro Kataoka
Where: Film Forum (Manhattan, NYC)
Admission: $12.50
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Saturday March 11th, 2017 by Makia Matsumura
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Wednesday, March 8 @ 7PM in New Haven, CT [silent film accompaniment]

What: Jirokichi the Rat, 1931, appox. 61 mins. Dir. Daisuke Ito.
*Performing with benshi (silent film narrator) Ichiro Kataoka
Where: Whitney Humanities Center at Yale University (New Haven, CT)
Admission: Free
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Wednesday March 8th, 2017 by Makia Matsumura
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Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 @ 5PM in Manhattan [silent film accompaniment]

What: Loco-Motives: On the Wrong Track
Where: The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (New York, NY)
Admission: $12
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Sunday January 22nd, 2017 by Makia Matsumura
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Sunday, January 15th, 2017 @ 4PM in Manhattan [silent film accompaniment]

What: Family Jewels: Child Progeny
Where: The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (New York, NY)
Admission: $12
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Sunday January 15th, 2017 by Makia Matsumura
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Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 @ 8PM in Rochester, NY [silent film accompaniment]

What: THE MONKEY TALKS 1927, 63 mins. Dir. Raoul Walsh.
Where: Dryden Theatre at George Eastman Museum (Rochester, NY)
Admission: $8
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Thursday September 8th, 2016 by Makia Matsumura
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Saturday, August 13th, 2016 @ 2:30PM in Manhattan [silent film accompaniment]

What: SO THIS IS PARIS 1926, 70 mins. Dir. Ernst Lubitsch.
Where: Bruno Walter Auditorium at NYPL for the Performing Arts (Manhattan, NYC)
Admission: Free
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Saturday August 13th, 2016 by Makia Matsumura
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“Pioneers of African-American Cinema” released (and now availalbe on Netflix too!)

I am thrilled to announce the release of the 5-Blu-ray/DVD box set, “Pioneers of African Cinema” from Kino Lorber (withexcecutive producter DJ Spooky) – and beyond honored to be a part of this historic project. Continue reading »

Tuesday July 26th, 2016 by Makia Matsumura
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