Brandon Town Hall has not given up on its 2020 season just yet, but more volunteers could help pull it off despite the coronavirus. Trying to schedule public performances during a pandemic has been challenging to say the least, but Friends of the Brandon Town Hall President Dennis Marden said he is planning the first shows for September.
His other challenge is how to bring in the public for performances and keep them safe per Gov. Phil Scott’s latest re-opening directive. Up to 75 people are now allowed at public gatherings — that’s good. But with nine volunteers, some of whom have health...
A SCENE FROM F.W. Murnau's ‘Faust,' to be shown on Friday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m., at Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Square, Route 7, Brandon, Vt. Admission is free; donations are encouraged. All proceeds support ongoing restoration of the Town Hall.
BRANDON — When movies first appeared a century ago, it was only a matter of time before they tackled “Faust,” the tale of a man who consigns his soul to the Devil to obtain power in the present. At the height of the silent era, German director F.W. Murnau created a cinematic version of “Faust” filled with stunning images that maintain their power to astonish.
See the original silent film adaptation of the classic legend for yourself on Friday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m., in the Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Square, Route 7 in Brandon. Admission is free; donations are encouraged, with all proceeds...
BUSTER KEATON STARS in “Our Hospitality” (1923), a classic silent comedy film to be screened with live music by Jeff Rapsis on Saturday, Aug. 10, at 7 p.m. at Brandon Town Hall. Admission is free; donations are encouraged.
BRANDON — He never smiled on camera, earning him the nickname “the Great Stone Face.” But Buster Keaton’s comedies rocked Hollywood’s silent era with laughter throughout the 1920s, and remain popular crowd-pleasers today.
See for yourself with a screening of “Our Hospitality” (1923), one of Keaton’s landmark features at Brandon Town Hall on Saturday, Aug. 10, at 7 p.m. The program, the latest in the Town Hall’s silent film series, will be accompanied by live music performed by silent film composer Jeff Rapsis.
Admission is free; donations are encouraged, with all proceeds support ongoing...
BRANDON — A sci-fi adventure hailed as the first feature film to depict realistic space travel will be screened next month at Brandon Town Hall in honor of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.
“Woman in the Moon” (1929), directed by German filmmaker Fritz Lang (‘Metropolis,’ 1927), will be shown with live music on Saturday, July 13, at 7 p.m. at Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Square, Route 7, Brandon, Vt.
The presentation will include live music performed by silent film accompanist Jeff Rapsis.
“We felt it was worth marking this important milestone by sampling visions of space travel before the...