Screen Seductresses: Vamps, Vixens and Femmes Fatales
In 2009 our silent film retrospective formed part of our Screen Seductresses: Vamps, Vixens and Femmes Fatales programme. This took place at the BFI Southbank, and was supported by Arts Council England and PRS. Events from this season subsequently toured to Latitude Festival and Kings Place, London.
With live musical accompaniment from Alison Blunt with Hannah Marshal and Javier Carmona
Star of Metropolis Bridgitte Helm stars as an alien wonder seeking revenge against her creator. With original music from improvisation-based violinist and vocalist, Alison Blunt, with Hannah Marshall and Javier Carmona.
With live musical accompaniment from The Monroe Transfer
Iconic and capricious Louise Brooks leads this silent classic, accompanied for the first time by 7 piece band The Monroe Transfer.
With live musical accompaniment from Natalie Clein
Greta Garbo stars as a melancholy vamp in an emotional rollercoaster with live musical accompaniment from Classical Brit Award Winning cellist Natalie Clein.
With live musical accompaniment from the Broken Hearts DJs and Jane Gardner
Theda Bara and Alice Hollister fight over the title of cinema's first sex symbol in this double-bill of bewitching vampires. With new music from Broken Hearts DJs and pianist Jane Gardner.
With live musical accompaniment from Bishi & Neil Kaczor
Mesmeric lesbian Hollywood icon Alla Nazimova stars in the title role accompanied by the vamped up sound of award-winning singer, multi-instrumentalist and DJ: Bishi.