Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Late breaking news from the SF Silent Film Festival

Alexander PayneOur Visiting Director has made his selection! 
Alexander Payne (Election, Sideways) will be presenting our Closing Night Film HE WHO GETS SLAPPED. We are thrilled that Payne is taking time to be with us for the entire festival between wrapping The Descendants, starring George Clooney, and scouting locations for his next film, to begin shooting in late summer!
Leonard Maltin
Author, film critic, and long-time festival favorite Leonard Maltin 
will present DISNEY'S LAUGH-O-GRAMS with film historian J.B. Kaufman (they'll also be signing books after the program). 

Maltin will return to the stage on Closing Night to introduce Alexander Payne.

Check out some other Festival highlights at CityBrights on SFGate. The line-up of films and programs, including special guests and musicians for the 16th annual San Francisco Silent Film Festival can be found at www.silentfilm.org. The Festival runs July 14 through July 17 at the Castro Theater.

1 comment:

  1. Can someone please suggest that Mr. Maltin keep his comments to a bare minimum?