Silent Clowns Film Series

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The Silent Clowns Film Series is presented at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the NYPL Library for the Performing Arts in Manhattan's Upper West Side, and at the Cobble Hill Cinemas in Brooklyn NY.

shows at NYPL Library for the Performing Arts:

PLEASE NOTE: The NYPL Library for the Performing Arts no longer requires proof of vaccination – mask-wearing is strongly encouraged but not required. Anyone who wishes to attend our shows should register in advance on the Library for the Performing Arts’ Eventbrite web pages – links for these are located on our "Now Showing" page listings.

The Bruno Walter Auditorium is located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue, between West 63rd and West 64th Streets, at the back of Lincoln Center.  You can also enter the "Lincoln Center Library" at its regular entrance, make a right at the Oenslager gallery past the check-in desk, and take the elevator downstairs. Click here to see an interactive Google map of the neighborhood.  Take the #1 train to W 66 St, or the A or C to 59th Columbus Circle and walk up.

Admission to all shows at NYPL Library for the Performing Arts is free.  Our members – the Friends of the Silent Clowns – are guaranteed a seat at our shows provided they call or e-mail to make a reservation.

We typically fill the auditorium and encourage our members to reserve a seat and arrive before 2:15 pm tocheck in with our box office representative. Two rows of seats are held for our members, one closer to the front of the auditorium and one closer to the back. Call 212-712-7237 or e-mail

shows at Cobble Hill Cinemas:

COBBLE HILL CINEMAS is located at 256 Court Street in Brooklyn NY, at the corner of Bergen & Butler Streets. Take the F train to Bergen St station.
Mask-wearing is encouraged but not required

ADMISSION FOR GENERAL PUBLIC: $10 all adults,  $5 seniors and kids under 12
Tickets available online at the Cobble Hill Cinemas
website (listings coming soon) or at their box office

Members MUST reserve tix before show date:
-mail, or call 212-712-SCFS

Click here to make a tax-deductible contribution and become a Friend of the Silent Clowns Film Series.

The Silent Clowns Film Series is a production of  Silent Cinema Presentations, Inc., a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving the experience of silent film.