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September 6, 2013

'Cameraman' gets silent film fest rolling

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The silent film series will run at the Rogers Center throughout the school year.

If You Go

What: “The Cameraman” screening with live music

When: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 7 p.m.

Where: Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 N. Turnpike St., North Andover.

How: Free and open to the public. Call the box office at 978-837-5355.

The Silent Film Series

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m., “Nosferatu” (1922): Directed by F.W. Murnau, this is the original silent film adaptation of Bram Stoker’s famous “Dracula” story, a seminal horror film that grows even creepier as time passes.

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 7 p.m., “The Birth of a Nation” (1915): Starring Lillian Gish, this groundbreaking epic film about the Civil War and its aftermath from director D.W. Griffith continues to inspire controversy nearly 100 years after its initial release.

Wednesday, March 26, 7 p.m., “The Strong Man” (1926): Starring Harry Langdon and directed by a very young Frank Capra, “The Strong Man” is hailed as Langdon’s best film, and also one of the greatest comedies of the silent era.

If You Go What: "The Cameraman" screening with live music When: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 7 p.m. Where: Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., Route 114, North Andover. How: Free and open to the public. Call the box office at 978-837-5355. The Silent Film Series Wednesday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m., "Nosferatu" (1922): Directed by F.W. Murnau, this is the original silent film adaptation of Bram Stoker's famous "Dracula" story, a seminal horror film that grows even creepier as time passes. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 7 p.m., "The Birth of a Nation" (1915): Starring Lillian Gish, this groundbreaking epic film about the Civil War and its aftermath from director D.W. Griffith continues to inspire controversy nearly 100 years after its initial release. Wednesday, March 26, 7 p.m., "The Strong Man" (1926): Starring Harry Langdon and directed by a very young Frank Capra, "The Strong Man" is hailed as Langdon's best film, and also one of the greatest comedies of the silent era.

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