Not-so-silent Outdoor Cinema

Free, classic silent films with live soundtracks by Australian composers and bands in front of the big screen in Melbourne’s Federation Square and touring nationally in 2022.

Produced by
Insite Arts in partnership with Australian Centre for Moving Image (ACMI) and Federation Square.

Not-so-silent Outdoor Cinema is a large-scale, free community event that comprises of a series of iconic films with live music scores by Australia’s leading artists and music producers.

The program is produced by Insite Arts International in partnership with Australian Centre for Moving Image (ACMI) and Federation Square.


2021 SEASON

The Adventures of Prince Achmed (Lotte Reiniger, Germany 1926) with live score by Phillip Johnston

Sherlock, Jr. (Buster Keaton, USA 1924) with live score by Blue Grassy Knoll

Metropolis (Fritz Lang, Germany 1927) with live score by The New Pollutants

Dr Plonk (Rolf de Heer, Australia 2007) with live score by the Stiletto Sisters    


Performance History

  • 2021

Media

The Scotsman on The Blue Grassy Knoll

““This splendid entertainment is a breathing, shared creative triumph””

Avalon Sperring, DB

““Their sheer brilliance, inventiveness and musical humour added the perfect touches to Keaton’s whimsical adventures… The Blue Grassy Knoll could not have scored the film any better.””

Credits

This event is produced by Insite Arts International in partnership with Australian Centre for Moving Image (ACMI) and Federation Square.

Contact

Producer
Jason Cross → Email