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Silent Movie Festival

September 1–September 7, 9 pm:
The Munich Film Museum will present rare classics from the beginnings of filmmaking.

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Seize the chance and watch some of the finest silent movies from the 1920s and 1930s. They are not available at any video rental store, not even online! Provided by international film museums and film archives, the scheduled movies will represent early movie productions from the USA, Hungary, Russia and even Japan. All films will be presented with live background music by a violin and piano duo. Apart from the main program, the festival will also include a retrospective of silent movies with Marlene Dietrich  on show previous to the 9 pm performances each night. The Munich Film Museum is part of the Munich City Museum on Sankt-Jakobs-Platz. For more information, visit


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