The Sound of Silents presents a colourful range of rarely-screened silent films from the IFI Irish Film Archive dating from 1897 to 1970, with accompaniment from Bottlenote Music at the Irish Film Institute on April 9th at 14.00 and 20.30. The programme is part of Dublin City Council’s Musictown 2016.
The IFI have reunited with the innovative minds of Bottlenote Music to uncover the treasures of the IFI Irish Film Archive with an audiovisual treat comprising short silent films accompanied by live improvised scores from five musicians, working between the fields of Irish traditional, jazz and electronic music in two performances on Saturday, April 9th at the IFI.
Tickets for From the Vaults: The Sound of Silents on April 9th (14.00) & (20.30) are available from the IFI on 01 679 3477 or at www.ifi.ie. Ticket price: €12 (€10 concessions).
For more information and images, please contact Michelle McDonagh at the IFI Press Office (firstname.lastname@example.org or 01 679 5744).
The IFI is supported by The Arts Council