Buster Keaton Shorts with Live Music by the Not So Silent Cinema Trio

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April 12, 2014


Jacob Burns Film Center


All Ages

$20; $12 for children younger than 12

Event 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.

Address: 364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Phone: 914-747-5555
Website: burnsfilmcenter.org

About Jacob Burns Film Center

The Jacob Burns Film Center is a dynamic nonprofit educational and cultural organization in Pleasantville, NY. At its five-screen thater it presents the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema, along with an exciting roster of special guests. Across the street, the Media Arts Lab is the hub of our education mission to develop and implement programs that provide instruction and inspiration in media-making and communication for a visually, digitally, and globally connected world. With these two state-of-the-art facilities and a Residence for International Filmmakers, the JBFC campus provides countless opportunities for dialogue and community engagement.

Each year, over 200,000 people come through its doors to see more than 400 different films, and 13,000 students participate in its education programs every year. 

About Jacob Burns Film Center

Standard hours: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) is a nonprofit educational and cultural institution dedicated to presenting the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema; promoting 21st century literacy; and making film a vibrant part of the community.
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