Looking for Mabel Normand

Madcap Mabel Normand




Australia's Silent Film Festival 


Held in Sydney, Australia across September-November.



Bristol Silents


This UK group has regular screenings, plus a yearly Slapstick festival.


British Silent Film Festival


Taking place at the Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge, 19-22 April 2012.


Broncho Billy Silent Film Festival


In the Niles District of Fremont, CA held June 29, 30 & July 1st

(100th Anniversary of Essanay arrival – 4 months of celebrating)





Held on August 10, 11, & 12 in Rome, NY:




Held every Labor Day Weekend in Hollywood, CA. 

They specialize in very rare silent and early sound films.




Held every March in Syracuse, NY.



Cinema Ritrovato


In Bologna, Italy:  from June 23 to Saturday June 30

(da sabato 23 a sabato 30 giugno 2012 Il festival

del grande cinema da riscoprire,

l'evento più rappresentativo della Cineteca




Held every September in Michigan.



Cinevent Classic Film Convention


Held every May in Columbus, OH.

Twelfth International Domitor Conference 


June 18 -22 at   University of Brighton, <논ŝ>Brighton, UK

Thursday, June 21, 2012, Vicki Callahan “Simulation Platforms for Writing Film History: A Scalar Presentation on Mabel Normand and Cinematic Performance


 Festival du film muet,


 Held in Servion, Switzerland, March 29 -  April 1 2012.

FALKIRK Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema



March 16-18 2012 . Scotland


Festival d’Anères 


May 23-27, 2012 held in Hautes-Pyrénées, France.


Kansas Silent Film Festival


Free festival held every February in Topeka, KS.


Pordenone Silent Film Festival


Giant silents-only film festival held every October in Sacile, Italy.


San Francisco Silent Film Festival


Held one weekend in July in San Francisco, CA.



Toronto Film Society


The Toronto Film Society has regularly scheduled shows in Toronto, ON,

Canada, plus a yearly trip to the George Eastman House Archive.




This research is from my friend, Bruce CalvertPlease visit his wonderful “The Silent Film Still Archive".  I have found his Still Code index a great tool and there is so much more that he has to share with us. http://silentfilmstillarchive.com/index.html

The "Bioscope" site is administered and written by

Luke McKernan list of all the forthcoming silent film

 festivals at : http://bioscopic.wordpress.com/festivals/