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Back to Brooklyn: roots, and beyond

It was such a pleasure to return to Brooklyn Public Library’s “Silent Movie Matinee” series – last year was my first time appearing at this series, and curator Ken Gordon was kind enough to bring me back this year, not once but twice: October for some Chaplin shorts, then yesterday for Ozu’s “I WAS BORN, BUT…” Both programs were very meaningful for me in different ways. Continue reading »

Monday November 3rd, 2014 by Makia Matsumura
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Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 @ 1PM in Brooklyn [silent film accompaniment]

What: I WAS BORN, BUT… (1932, 90 min.) Dir. Yasujiro Ozu.
Where: Brooklyn Public Library – Dweck Center at Central Library
Admission: free
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Sunday November 2nd, 2014 by Makia Matsumura
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Sunday, October 5th, 2014 @ 1PM in Brooklyn [silent film accompaniment]

What: POLICE (1916, 26 min.) & EASY STREET (1917, 24 min.) Dir. Charlie Chaplin.
Where: Brooklyn Public Library – Dweck Center at Central Library
Admission: free
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Sunday October 5th, 2014 by Makia Matsumura
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Friday, September 5th, 2014 @ 8PM in Manhattan [silent film accompaniment]

What: BARBED WIRE (1927, approx. 75 mins.) Dir. Rowland V. Lee.
Where: The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (New York, NY)
Admission: $12
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Friday September 5th, 2014 by Makia Matsumura
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Friday, September 5th, 2014 @ 4:30PM in Manhattan [silent film accompaniment]

What: HOTEL IMPERIAL (1927, approx. 80 mins.) Dir. Mauritz Stiller.
Where: The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (New York, NY)
Admission: $12
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Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 @ 4:30PM in Manhattan [silent film accompaniment]

What: DR. HART’S DIARY (1917, approx. 70 mins.) Dir. Paul Leni.
Where: The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (New York, NY)
Admission: $12
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Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 by Makia Matsumura
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Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 @ 8PM in Manhattan [silent film accompaniment]

What: VERDUN, Vision of History (1928, approx. 152 mins.) Dir. Leon Poirier.
Where: The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (New York, NY)
Admission: $12
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Monday, September 1st, 2014 @ 8PM in Manhattan [silent film accompaniment]

What: DR. HART’S DIARY (1917, approx. 70 mins.) Dir. Paul Leni.
Where: The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (New York, NY)
Admission: $12
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Monday September 1st, 2014 by Makia Matsumura
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Friday, August 29th, 2014 @ 8PM in Manhattan [silent film accompaniment]

What: THE PATENT LEATHER KID (1927, approx. 130 mins.) Dir. Alfred Santell.
Where: The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (New York, NY)
Admission: $12
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Friday August 29th, 2014 by Makia Matsumura
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Friday, August 29th, 2014 @ 4:30PM in Manhattan [silent film accompaniment]

What: THE LITTLE AMERICAN (1917, approx. 80 mins.) Dir. Cecil B. DeMille.
Where: The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (New York, NY)
Admission: $12
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