Coming Soon! The Silent Films of Charlie Chaplin!


Linda Dennis, Program Manager

March 23 – 25, 2023 – Mount Pleasant SC Towne Center! – The Silent Films of Charlie Chaplin!

Featuring his Iconic character:  “THE TRAMP” – recognized by the Academy of Arts and Sciences the OSCARS. (1914-1952 – 88 films)

Includes SPECIAL SCHOOL Classes DAY!  PLUS – 2 days of Chaplin’s Silent Films.

Saturday – Family Day – with theatrical crafting, a THE TRAMP lookalike contest and story time in Barnes and Noble.

Thursday, March 23, 2023 – Schools are invited in!

A Cinematic learning experience for students/teachers! Opening presentation by Professor Toni Bowers, a Chaplin Scholars – UPENN. Demonstrations by Mimes/Pantomimes.  

All teachers receive a free HOW TO PANTOMIME BOOKLET during the School Day.

Chaplin’s Silent films share:

  • Art of storytelling, portraying a character – THE TRAMP -through body movements in silent films.
  • Visual Literacy – Pantomime a story – increasing reading comprehension
  • Social and political impacts of Chaplin’s 20th-century silent films.