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Silent Film | Buster Keaton ‘The General’ | Ballarat Heritage Festival

Sunday 28 May at 6pm
Join us for an unforgettable night of entertainment as we take you back to the golden era of cinema with a silent film screening of The General, starring the legendary Buster Keaton.
The Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute will provide the perfect backdrop for this special event. You’ll be transported back in time as you settle into your seat in the beautifully restored theatre and prepare to be swept away by this classic film. To add to the immersive experience, a live band will accompany the screening, providing the perfect soundtrack to this timeless masterpiece.
You’ll be captivated by the breathtaking stunts and comedic timing of Buster Keaton, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest actors of the silent era. The combination of stunning visuals and live music creates a unique atmosphere that you won’t find anywhere else.
Make sure to arrive early and take a moment to explore the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute before the screening begins. With its rich history and stunning architecture, this venue is a must-see for anyone interested in the heritage of cinema.
Don’t miss your chance to experience the magic of The General with Buster Keaton in a truly unique and unforgettable way.
Tickets $16.50 plus booking fee.
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