Fanchon the Cricket and Little Annie Rooney at RiverRun April 6 and 7, 2019

The Mary Pickford Foundation is pleased to participate in the 21st annual RiverRun International Film Festival in Winston-Salem, North Carolina held this year from April 4-14. As a part of their tribute to the 100th anniversary of the founding of United Artists, the newly restored Little Annie Rooney will be screened on April 6 and introduced by the Foundation’s own Elaina Friedrichsen. On April 7, Fanchon the Cricket will be screened with a panel focusing on Modernizing the Silents, featuring Friedrichsen, composer Julian Ducatenzeiler, a Lolipop Records recording artist and front man for the rock band Mystic Braves, and Chris Heckman, Professor of Film Music Composition at UNCSA.