In conjunction Australia’s Silent Film Festival, the State Library of NSW has a number of screenings of early and popular Shakespeare films coming up.
Friday 15 April: Shakespeare Silent Films performed with a live soundtrack. Tickets $30/$25 Drinks and nibbles from 5.30pm-6.15pm in Dixson Room. Films start at 6.15pm. Richard III (1912) 59 minutes and Bromo and Juliet (1926) 24 minutes
In addition, there is the Shakespeare and the Silver Screen series, Sundays at 2pm:
10 April – Kiss Me Kate The Cole Porter musical adaptation of The Taming of the Shrew
17 April – Richard III The Laurence Olivier version
24 April – Chimes at Midnight The Orson Welles version of Henry IV