Work on the Brandon Town Hall is complete

Built in 1861, the Brandon Town Hall has had its ups and downs — the town once even considered tearing it down. But after a major renovation years ago, it’s become a center point for Brandon’s cultural life. Shows, movies, events — even disc golf — all take place in its main hall. And as a result, the floor (already a replacement for the 1861 original) had taken quite a beating and was worn too thin to be refinished yet again.

Silent classic ‘The Big Parade’ to screen with live music in Brandon

It was the “Saving Private Ryan” of its time — a movie that showed audiences combat as experienced by a soldier whose life is changed forever by the horrors of war.

Creepy haunted house silent film thriller to screen in Brandon

“The Cat and the Canary” (1927), a haunted house thriller from Hollywood’s silent film era, will be screened with live music on Friday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m., at the Brandon Town Hall and Community Center.

Sparkling, silent romantic comedy screens in Brandon — with piano

She was known as “America’s Sweetheart,” but often played assertive take-charge characters that made her a role model to movie-goers around the world.

Get back to school with a screening of ‘The Freshman’

What happens when a first-year student’s dreams of college collide with the realities of campus life?

Uproarious ‘battle of the sexes’ silent comedy to be screened in Brandon

The scene: Europe. The cast: Rich people. Get swept off your feet by not one but two privileged ladies, both played by amazing actress Constance Talmadge, in this effervescent battle-of-the-sexes comedy.

Buster Keaton comedy concludes silent film series

He never smiled on camera, earning him the nickname of “the Great Stone Face.” But Buster Keaton’s comedies rocked Hollywood’s silent era with laughter throughout the 1920s.

Silent films to resume at Brandon Town Hall

BRANDON — First the seats, then the season. The Friends of the Brandon Town Hall have announced the 2021 silent film series with the hope that the pandemic will continue to level off and patrons will be welcomed back inside. The first film —  “The Mark of … (read more)

Brandon Town Hall aims for abbreviated season

Brandon Town Hall has not given up on its 2020 season just yet, but more volunteers could help pull it off despite the coronavirus. Trying to schedule public performances during a pandemic has been challenging to say the least, but Friends of the Brandon … (read more)

Silent thriller to screen with live music in Brandon

BRANDON — When movies first appeared a century ago, it was only a matter of time before they tackled “Faust,” the tale of a man who consigns his soul to the Devil to obtain power in the present. At the height of the silent era, German director F.W. Murnau … (read more)

See Buster Keaton on the big screen with live music

BRANDON — He never smiled on camera, earning him the nickname “the Great Stone Face.” But Buster Keaton’s comedies rocked Hollywood’s silent era with laughter throughout the 1920s, and remain popular crowd-pleasers today. See for yourself with a screening … (read more)

Brandon marks Apollo 11 anniversary with film

BRANDON — A sci-fi adventure hailed as the first feature film to depict realistic space travel will be screened next month at Brandon Town Hall in honor of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11. “Woman in the Moon” (1929), directed by German filmmaker Fritz L … (read more)