364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Description: Racing through shooting galleries, trains, secret societies, and falling houses, Buster Keaton delivers outrageous stunts and antics - all with his famous deadpan delivery.
This program features four classic comedy shorts: "The High Sign," "The Haunted House," "The Goat," and "The Electric House." Brendan Cooney's new scores, which combine many strands of American roots music - ragtime and old-time meet the blues, bluegrass, and hot jazz - will be performed live on stage by the Not So Silent Cinema trio on keyboard, clarinet, and cello. Approximately 90 mins.
Venue Description: As a nonprofit institution offering film education every day of the year, the Jacob Burns Film Center screens first-run independent films, previews, classic films, and documentaries from around the world, while promoting 21st-century literacy and striving to convey the brilliance and power of film. Beyond its theater complex, the center includes the 27,000-square-foot Media Arts Lab, with a fully equipped soundstage, recording studio, 60-seat screening room, and 16 editing suites. More than 150 directors, actors, and scholars address the center's audiences each year. The Burns offers additional instructional programs to students in grades 3-12 and those in college. The Center also provides outreach programs, including Family Films and Matinees for Seniors.
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