"It's like writing history with lightning!" President Woodrow Wilson, upon seeing his first film in 1915

The 2009 Australia's Silent Film Festival was proudly supported by the United States Studies Centre. The audience enjoyed classics such as The Mask of Zorro, The General and Flesh and Devil, featuring screen legends that include Douglas Fairbanks, Buster Keaton and Greta Garbo.

Australia's Silent Film Festival took place in Sydney at the State Library of NSW.