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General Admission:

Tickets: $15 per event segment | $47 for 3 Day pass | $30 Film Club Members


Individual segment tickets:

Friday Evening
Saturday Matinee
Saturday Evening
Sunday Matinee

Event Info

Friday evening, May 4th

7PMFilm – Paul Wegener’s Golem with live musical score by Members of the Club Foot Orchestra

Saturday afternoon, May 5th

3PM – Films & Music by the VCS Radio Symphony
Music: Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade – movement one
Talk:  Ralph Martin, VCS Radio Conservatory
Film: Georges Melies’ Trip to the Moon
Music: Raymond Scott’s Bumpy Weather over Newark
Talk: David Kiehn, Niles Essanay Film Museum
Film: David Kiehn’s Broncho Billy and the Bandit’s Secret

Saturday evening, May 5th

7:30PM – Films:

Modelling (1921) animation featuring Koko the Clown, Max & Dave Fleischer (7 min, 35mm)
His Wooden Wedding (1925), starring Charley Chase, dir. Leo McCarey (20 min, 35mm)
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) starring Buster Keaton, dir. Charles Reisner (70min, 35mm.)

10PM – Films: Sexy Silents & Flaming Flappers (Adult only, private access from the speakeasy bar)

Sunday afternoon, May 6th

12PM – Brunch included – Bagels & Champagne
1pm – Film: Carl Theodor Dreyer’s Master of the House with live musical score by Nitrate Blaze Chamber Ensemble

Become a Film Club Member

As a non-profit organization, the Empress Film Club depends on the loyalty of our members. Members receive free access to advance screenings, exciting new releases, and participate in our film selections and festival planning. Join our community of engaged and diverse film-lovers as we continue to deliver programs that entertain, enrich and educate. Meetings are every second Thursday of the month.