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Free films and music in Porto, as of tomorrow and till 15th December

These days, in-between the hustle and bustle of Christmas buying, take time to attend fantastic and unusual film screenings in the most unexpected venues all over Porto. The film cycle themed 'Salão Piolho' runs from 12 to 15 December, and you need not bother about price tickets, as attendance is free and only subject to room capacity.

The most significant and influential movies ever in silent film era will be screened at "Salão Piolho", to the sound of amazing music, in venues that as Cinema Trindade, Passos Manuel or even Porto City Hall.

Check the detailed programme below for more information:

Thursday, 12th December

> 7pm | Cinema Trindade
"The Kid", by Charlie Chaplin, music by O Gajo
> 9.30pm | Passos Manuel
"The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog", music by Luís Costa and Nuno Campos

Friday, 13th December

> 7pm | Porto City Hall Main Lobby
Short films by Georges Mèliès, to the sound of Arsénio Martins Ensemble
> 10pm | Maus Hábitos
"Man with a Movie Camera", by Dziga Vertov, to the sound of Stereossauro

Saturday, 14th December

> 3pm | Porto City Hall Main Lobby
"Félix the Cat" (shorts), music by Charlie Mancini
> 9.30pm | Ferro Bar
"The General", by Clyde Bruckman and Buster Keaton, music by Inês Vaz

Sunday, 15th December

> 9.30pm | Igreja dos Carmelitas Descalços
"The Passion of Joan of Arc (French: La Passion de Jeanne D'Arc)", by Carl Theodor Dreyer, music by Diogo Vida