63 Main Street, Falls Village, CT Phone: 860-824-7424 .
On Saturday, March 29 at 6pm the David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village, CT will host a free movie night, Silent Clowns: A Film Program for the Whole Family. Two silent era comedies will be presented and accompanied with live music--early songs about the movies by Irving Berlin and others--by Joanna Seaton and Donald Sosin. The films to be shown are Charlie Chaplin in The Adventurer (1916), 25 min and Buster Keaton in One Week (1920), 23 min. Reservations are requested; please call 860-824-7424. For over two decades Donald Sosin and Joanna Seaton have brought their keyboard, vocals and percussion to major film festivals and museums around the US and Europe. They are guest artists at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, MoMA, the Museum of the Moving Image, the National Gallery, the Telluride Festival, the Seattle Film Festival, the San Francisco Silent Film Festival, Harvard Film Archive, Yale, Emory, and at Italy’s annual film retrospectives in Bologna and Pordenone. Locally they’ve performed at Music Mountain, numerous schools and libraries, MASS MoCA, the Wadsworth Atheneum, and on public radio. They have created scores for over forty silent film DVDs (Criterion, Kino, Milestone, National Film Preservation Foundation, and European labels), for Turner Classic Movies, and received commissions from the Chicago Symphony Chorus, the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s.