We are thrilled to present this year's opening film for the 16th International Silent Film Festival Manila. In cooperation with the British Film Institute, we will be screening the UK's 1929 classic silent film, Piccadilly. The film will be live-scored by Filipino world fusion acoustic pop band, Anahata, in collaboration with the UK's Sensoria. Catch the screening on 24 November 2022, 20.00 p.m. (PH time), at the Red Carpet Cinema,
After two years of online film screenings and activities, the annual International
Silent Film Festival Manila (ISFFM) is now back with in-person festivities in celebration of sixteen years of reliving rich silent film culture worldwide.
Established in 2007 by Goethe-Institut Philippinen, the Japan Foundation, Manila and Instituto Cervantes, the International Silent Film Festival Manila (ISFFM) brought to Manila audiences the unique experience of watching silent classics from the early decades of the twentieth century accompanied by Filipino musicians playing live scores.
The success of the first International Silent Film Festival Manila (ISFFM) encouraged the organizers to do a repeat in 2008. Over the years, many other embassies and cultural institutions entered this celebrated festival.
This year’s serving will be joined by the Embassy of France to the Philippines, Goethe-Institut Philippinen, the Embassy of Italy in Manila with the Philippine