Archive films of the Norfolk coast set to be screened

A still from one of the films being featured in the Sounds of Silents: Memories of the Coast event o

A still from one of the films being featured in the Sounds of Silents: Memories of the Coast event on October 20 at the Octagon Chapel. Image: courtesy of the East Anglian Film Archive - Credit: courtesy of the East Anglian Film Archive

Archive films of days gone by on the Norfolk coast are being brought to life with original live music at an event in Norwich next month.

A still from one of the films being featured in the Sounds of Silents: Memories of the Coast event o

A still from one of the films being featured in the Sounds of Silents: Memories of the Coast event on October 20 at the Octagon Chapel. Image: courtesy of the East Anglian Film Archive - Credit: courtesy of the East Anglian Film Archive

The Octagon Chapel, in Colegate, will host Sounds of Silents: Memories of the Coast on October 20. The event is being presented by Cinema City Education in partnership with Norwich Sound and Vision and the British Film Institute's Britain on Film project.

A still from one of the films being featured in the Sounds of Silents: Memories of the Coast event o

A still from one of the films being featured in the Sounds of Silents: Memories of the Coast event on October 20 at the Octagon Chapel. Image: courtesy of the East Anglian Film Archive - Credit: courtesy of the East Anglian Film Archive

The films are from the East Anglian Film Archive and will be accompanied by soundtracks created by Roger Eno, Broads, Milly Hirst and Eastern Seaboard.

A still from one of the films being featured in the Sounds of Silents: Memories of the Coast event o

A still from one of the films being featured in the Sounds of Silents: Memories of the Coast event on October 20 at the Octagon Chapel. Image: courtesy of the East Anglian Film Archive - Credit: courtesy of the East Anglian Film Archive

Guy Martin, Cinema City Education manager said: 'We think people will agree that the films we've selected are beautiful, nostalgic, funny, touching and sometimes surprising.'

Sounds of Silents: Memories of the Coast is on Friday, October 20 at 7pm in the Octagon Chapel. To book, visit www.norfolkcoastonfilm.eventbrite.co.uk or www.cinemacityeducation.org.uk


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