Slapstick Divas

Slapstick Divas

with Shappi Khorsandi

Festival of Ideas/
Thu 23 January 2020

Slapstick Divas

with Shappi Khorsandi

Slapstick Divas
Thu 23 January 2020,

Slapstick Divas highlights outstanding leading women in some of the funniest on-screen examples from the golden age of silent comedy. Shappi Khorsandi hosts this evening of celebration and discovery with a series of short films from silent screen comedy deities: Mabel Normand, Louise Fazenda, Dorothy Devore and Gale Henry. With live musical accompaniment from the European Silent Screen Virtuosi featuring Guenter A Buchwald, Frank Bockius and Romano Todesco.

Curated by Steve Massa, author of Slapstick Divas: The Women Of Silent Comedy.

With special thanks to Lobster Films.

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