Seventeenth Annual 
Silent Film
-- the best of 
silent comedy and 
dramatic films 
with live 

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Made possible by
generous donations to
Kansas Silent Film
Festival, Inc.,

a 501(c)3 not-for-profit

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Please thank our donors:

Washburn University

We welcome your
financial help.
KSFF, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.
All donations are appreciated.

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This year KSFF is teaming with non-profit Harvesters.org
Please consider bringing canned goods to donate.

You'll find a box in our lobby for your donations.
Watch a video about Harvesters, feeding the hungry in NE Kansas and SW Missouri.

to donate to non-profit HARVESTERS.
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2013 Kansas Silent Film Festival
Fri. & Sat., February 22 & 23, 2013
White Concert Hall, Washburn University
17th and Jewell, Topeka, Kansas

Festival is FREE to all!
KSFF WILL happen as scheduled despite winter weather forecasting!

“2013 Festival takes shape”


Denise Morrison, film commentator
Live Musical Accompaniment by:
Marvin Faulwell & Greg Foreman, organ
Bob Keckeisen, percussion
Jeff Rapsis, piano
Phil Figgs, piano
Our 2013 Festival will spotlight a number of short classic Keystone comedies made by prolific actor, writer, director and producer Mack Sennett. Sennett is the focus of a new DVD boxed set with many restored classics from the legendary studio. Paul Gierucki
KSFF has invited the project’s producers Paul Gierucki and Brittany Valente to be guests of honor, introducing the Sennett story to audiences and speaking directly about the project for the festival’s Annual Cinema Dinner —Sat. evening 2-23-2013

Mack Sennett's Keystone Kops

2013 Poster for sale at our event

Read an Associated Press story on 2013 KSFF: "Classic stars highlight Silent Film Fest"

look leftLimited Edition Collector's Poster

This full color poster will be available at the Festival in February for only $10. Printed on heavyweight archival stock, the poster is 24"x36"
– a perfect size for framing. Each poster is numbered and only 500 are available!
   On Saturday afternoon, Feb. 23, there will be an "official" signing event where you can have your poster autographed by all the special guests. The poster is a great memento of the event and your purchase provides important ongoing financial support for the festival.

At annual film festival, silence is golden
—an article by Eric Melin @ lawrence.com

Comments from 2012 attendees look down

“ [The] festival was another great adventure into silent
        film revival! ” 
“ It's a wonderful event with its own traditions and
        experiences and lore, and I hope it continues for a
        long time. ”
“ Music, films and enthusiasm of all made it an
        enjoyable experience which we hope to  repeat. ”
“ I adored my time at the KSSF! ”
“ It was my first time attending and I thought it was
        simply fantastic! I look forward to attending time
        and time again. ”