Check out this article by Drew Lasner published in the Inquirer this past week.
In this current cinematic era, dominated by instantaneous iPhone streaming and Snapchat filters that turn you into Thor, a black-and-white silent picture produced nearly 100 years ago seems like a hard sell. So how does one get modern audiences engaged? For Rob Buscher, director of the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF), it’s all about context — reminding us that just because a film is old that doesn’t mean it’s dated.
Read the full article for insights and a detailed breakdown of the festival.