Yorkshire Silent Film Festival

List of screenings

There are several ways to explore the festival programme on this website. Scrolling down this page will show you a chronological list of all forty screenings. Click on the pictures or the green buttons to find out more about any event.

You can also explore the festival by place here or see the festival calendar here.

The festival brochure can be read online here.

 

Tall Tales and Incredible Journeys

  • Abbeydale Picture House 387 Abbeydale Road Sheffield, England, S7 1FS United Kingdom

The fantasy cinema of Segundo de Chomon, Georges Melies and RW Paul

Take a journey into the impossible with this selection of short fantasy films from the earliest days of cinema. Full of ingenious effects and beautiful, hand-drawn colours, these tales of flying cars, rockets to the sun and magical goings on are as astounding today as they must have been more than a century ago. Includes Georges Melies' famous 1902 adventure A Trip to the Moon.

TICKETS AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR AT ABBEYDALE PICTURE HOUSE, CASH ONLY PLEASE

Tickets £6. This screening is part of A Day of Silent Film at Abbeydale Picture House, from 11am on Sat 6 May. Save money with an All-Day Saturday Pass; seven films for £25.