‘Silent Films Live’ concert in Malibu

On Thursday November 3rd, a special benefit concert will be held at the Malibu Screening Room (Malibu, California), where under the name Silent Films Live, music created especially for fragments of silent films by famous composers such as Juhi Bansal, Jeff Beal, Jeff Cardoni, John Debney, Laura Karpman, Kevin Kiner, Jeff Russo and Austin Wintory will be played.

Silent Films Live - Composers

The evening will begin at 6pm, with a reception and an interview with the composers, moderated by Robert Townson (Varèse Sarabande), giving way at 7pm to the concert that will last approximately 2:30h.


The event will kick off with an overture composed by Juhi Bansal and played by Helix Collective ensemble, followed by original compositions for the following silent films:

  • Modern Times (1936) – with music by Jeff Beal
  • One Week (1920) – with music by Jeff Cardoni
  • Battleship Potemkin (1925) – with music by John Debney
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) – with music by Laura Karpman
  • Phantom of the Opera (1925) – with music by Kevin Kiner
  • The Great Train Robbery (1903) – with music by Jeff Russo
  • Nosferatu (1922) – with music by Austin Wintory


Tickets, with prices from $20 to $30 if you just attend to the concert, or between $70 and $100 if you also want to access the preliminaries, and are on sale at:


Proceeds from the event will support ETM-LA’s (Education Through Music – Los Angeles) weekly music education programs, at local disadvantaged Los Angeles schools.