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Silent Movie Week 2024

July 31, 2024 – August 06, 2024

The Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art presents the second annual presentation of Silent Movie Week, the summer series that brings seven recent silent film restorations to MoMA over the course of seven consecutive evenings, from July 31 through August 6, 2024. This year’s presentation includes six New York restoration premieres, and opens with MoMA’s recent digital restoration of Victor Sjöström’s The Wind (1928), presented in the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden (weather permitting).

Organized by Dave Kehr, Curator, Department of Film.

Film at MoMA is made possible by CHANEL.

Additional support is provided by the Annual Film Fund. Leadership support for the Annual Film Fund is provided by Debra and Leon D. Black, with major contributions from the Triad Foundation, Inc., The Contemporary Arts Council of The Museum of Modern Art, Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder, the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP), The Young Patrons Council of The Museum of Modern Art, and by Karen and Gary Winnick.

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The Wind. 1928. USA. Directed by Victor Sjöström. The Museum of Modern Art Film Stills Archive

Secrets. 1924. USA. Directed by Frank Borzage. Courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art Film Stills Archive.

The Gorilla. 1927. USA. Directed by Alfred Santell. Courtesy of Cineteca di Milano.

A Girl in Every Port. 1928. USA. Directed by Howard Hawks. Courtesy of Photofest.

Pêcheur d’Islande (Iceland Fisherman). 1924. France. Directed by Jacques de Baroncelli. Courtesy of Lobster Films.

Dancing Mothers. 1926. USA. Directed by Herbert Brenon. Courtesy of the San Francisco Silent Film Festival.

The Informer. 1929. UK. Directed by Arthur Robison. Courtesy of Kino Lorber.