Thursday at the San Francisco Silent Film Festival

Thursday was the first full day at the  San Francisco Silent Film Festival. And believe me; it was full.. Amazing Tales From the Archives The free, 10am show this year presented four illustrated lectures. The first had San Francisco's Silent Film Festival's Robert Byrne, along with Thierry Lecointe, discussing flip books made from early films. … Continue reading Thursday at the San Francisco Silent Film Festival

Cary Grant, harsh South Africa, and leaking top secrets: My last day at the SFFilm Festival

Sunday was my last day at this year's SFFilm Festival. It was also the day with the last big event: The Closing Night Show. The Festival will continue through Tuesday, but without me. David Thomson Master Class: Thinking About Cary Grant I started the day not with a movie, but with a lecture. Film historian … Continue reading Cary Grant, harsh South Africa, and leaking top secrets: My last day at the SFFilm Festival