This one hits close to home for me.
The Simpsons are a vice during stressful times, always brings me back to a carefree place of innocence and no responsibilities. The Melies reference is just amazing. :)
La storia delle Giornate del Cinema Muto raccontata dai fondatori, dal direttore, dagli ospiti e dai collaboratori.
The story of the Pordenone Silent Film Festival, told by its founders, director, collaborators and guests.
Stephen Horne is one of the UK's leading silent film accompanists. Based at BFI Southbank, he performs regularly at the Barbican Centre and the Imperial War Museum, and also internationally at film festivals in Pordenone, Telluride, San Francisco, Berlin and Bonn.
As well as accompanying silent film, Stephen has often played for ballet and contemporary dance. He writes screenplays, and his short film 'Fatherspace' was shown on Channel 4 and at the London Film Festival.
Stephen's music can be heard on the following DVDs:
A Cottage on Dartmoor, Primitives and Pioneers, RW Paul: the Collected Films, Mitchell and Kenyon: Edwardian Sports
(all released by The British Film Institute)
The Soul of Youth
(included on Treasures from American Archives III, released by The National Film Preservation Foundation)
The Battle of the Somme
(released by The Imperial War Museum)