Tag Archives: silent film

Picturehouse launches in the heart of Hackney

By Helen Cox

Photograph ©Joanne Davidson/The Picture Library Ltd.

Local Hackney resident, and award-winning actor, Michael Fassbender was amongst the modest band of supporters who gathered for the launch of Hackney Picturehouse yesterday. Continue reading

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Silent Screenings in Review: Pandora’s Box (1929)

By Joanna Richardson


The dark, low-lit theatre of the BFI is deliciously decadent in a fresh, contemporary way. Luxurious soft red velvet fold-down seats bear their number in embroidered gold; the walls fade unnoticeably and humbly dissolve around the red, regal, curtained screen. Continue reading