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HIC & Yorkshire Silents: PROFESSOR VANESSA’S PERFORMING WONDERS
May 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:50 pm£8 – £9
Hull Independent Cinema and Yorkshire Silent Film Festival present:
PROFESSOR VANESSA’S PERFORMING WONDERS with live score
various directors | early 1900s | various countries | Cert PG | 90 mins | Silent
At Hull Truck Theatre: BUY TICKETS
Yorkshire Silent Film Festival is the UK’s largest celebration of live-scored silent film, taking place every May in cinemas, theatres and community venues across the region. This year HIC hosts the festival once again, with three superb screenings, each accompanied with live music.
Hosted by Yorkshire’s own Professor Vanessa, join us for an afternoon of spectacular and remarkable entertainments celebrating the 250th anniversary of Circus. Featuring early films of dancing pigs, circus performers, balancing wonders and other amazing sights, this extravagant musical showcase of late-Victorian and Edwardian performance is a unique chance to see some of the most unusual and fascinating early films from archives around the world.
Special thanks to Library of Congress, Lobster Films and the National Fairground and Circus Archive.
Hull Truck Theatre is open all day, so why not come along early to grab a drink and a snack? Doors to the screening room usually open around ten minutes before the performance starts.
7:00pm: Programme starts
8:50pm: Programme ends
The programme run time includes an allowance for introductions and trailers. This may vary and in some cases the film will begin immediately after a short introduction. While we will endeavour to accommodate latecomers, this may not always be possible. Please note that we reserve the right to refuse entry, without a refund, to anyone arriving after the advertised programme start time.
Tickets terms and conditions
If any tickets remain unsold they can be purchased on the door on the night of the screening, but we strongly advise buying in advance. Advance tickets must be purchased; we cannot reserve tickets.
Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. We reserve the right to refuse admission, without refund, to anyone arriving after the advertised start time.
If you purchase a membership or student ticket your membership card / student ID MUST be presented along with your ticket on the door when you come to a film. If you do not have your membership card / student ID we reserve the right to charge an additional £1 for your ticket.