Film Preview: Silent Cinema @ The Deptford Project

Dean Nicholas
By Dean Nicholas Last edited 166 months ago

Last Updated 20 August 2010

Film Preview: Silent Cinema @ The Deptford Project

Ferris Bueller
Though it may conjure up images of Buster Keaton films and amusing sequences of spiffily-dressed fin de siècle types rushing around at double speed, Silent Cinema is nothing of the sort: it's a "beautifully simple" concept in which viewers don headphones whilst watching a movie on the big screen, to experience "the perfect private-public cinema experience". Like silent disco then, but with fewer pills, thrills or bellyaches.

This September, Silent Cinema is coming to the Deptford Project, a converted train carriage cafe / bar that also happens to serve damn fine coffee. The Project's coterie of on-site artists are helping to create all the necessary cinema paraphernalia, including the seating, which is made from wooden palettes (a popular choice for pop-up projects this year).

The event is grouped over three themed weekends as follows:

Eighties Classics

Thursday, September 9th: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Friday, September 10th: Heathers

Saturday, September 11th: The Breakfast Club

Horror Hits London

Thursday, September 16th: American Werewolf in London

Friday, September 17th: 28 Days Later

Saturday, September 18th: Shaun Of The Dead

Cult Classics

Thursday, September 23rd: A Clockwork Orange

Friday, September 24th: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Saturday, September 25th: Withnail & I

Tickets cost £10 per film, and are available now.

More pop-up cinema goodness:

Moonshine Cinema @ The Wapping Project

The Cineroleum, Clerkenwell

Portobello Pop-Up Cinema