Saturday, October 29, 2016

Diary of a Lost Girl screens in San Francisco on Nov 12

Saturday, November 12, 2016, 7:00 pm,
Alamo Drafthouse at the New Mission

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (October 25, 2016) —The San Francisco Silent Film Festival presents an evening of silent film with live musical accompaniment, in collaboration with the Alamo Drafthouse, on Saturday, November 12. G.W. Pabst’s DIARY OF A LOST GIRL, starring the sublime Louise Brooks and based on a famous book of the time, will screen at 7:00 pm in the large auditorium of the Alamo Drafthouse’s beautiful new theater at the New Mission. Notably, this very theater screened many of Brooks American silent films in the 1920's.

DIARY OF A LOST GIRL (Germany, 1929, 112 minutes) will be accompanied live by The Musical Art Quintet, with score by Sascha Jacobsen. The Musical Art Quintet is made up of Sascha Jacobsen (bass/composer/bandleader), Anthony Blea (violin), Phillip Brezina (violin), Charith Premawardhana (viola), and Lewis Patzner (cello).

Tickets are $15, available in advance and at the door. Buy tickets here:

The San Francisco Silent Film Festival is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public about silent film as an art form and as a culturally valuable historical record. SFSFF has been presenting live cinema events in the Bay Area since 1996 and has gained popular and critical success. SFSFF presents A Day of Silents at the Castro Theatre on December 3rd and its 22nd annual festival, June 1–4, 2017. For more information, visit

Alamo Drafthouse at the New Mission
2550 Mission Street, San Francisco

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