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Satellite Cinema


Satellite Cinema is a 16mm film screening series for kids taking place monthly on Saturday afternoons. This program highlights the New York Public Library’s extensive holdings with additional support from independent distributors of artists’ films. Programming will include early cinema, silent films, animation, and experimental work. Live music will be performed during silent films. In Spring 2020, following the series will be a cameraless 16mm film animation workshop for kids. 

Screening This Month: 

Life of an American Fireman Edwin S. Porter, c1903, silent, b&w, 4 mins. 

In The Street Helen Leavitt, Janice Loeb, & James Agee, 1952, silent, b&w,16 mins. 

Black Patch Central Documentary Studios, Moscow, 1952, sound, b&w, 18 mins. 

The Adventurer Charlie Chaplin, 1917, silent, b&w, 25 mins. 

Live Improvised Soundtrack by Michael Chambers 

Suggested Donation: $5

Organized by Mary Billyou

For more information, contact: 

*in our Satellite space at 751 Onderdonk Ave.

Earlier Event: October 5
Out There
Later Event: October 6
Out There