The library has a number of Silent Films or documentaries about Silent Film on Blu-ray and DVD in the Media Collection (2nd Floor, Ocean Side).
Start by searching the library catalog for subject "silent films" and material type "Video/Film"
DVD drives are available on library computers and viewings stations are available behind the Media Collection.
San Francisco Silent Film Festival - films and flip books restored by SFSFF Preservation
Cineteca Universidad de Chile includes a selection of silent films in the "Feature Films" category of its audiovisual archives.
All-American News (Library of Congress): Newsreels produced in the 1940s-1950s specifically for black audiences to encourage participation in and support the war effort and to reflect the African American perspective on world and national events. Read more about the collection and the production.
British Pathé: Includes Gaumont Graphic (1910-1932), Empire News Bulletin (1926-1930) British Paramount (1931-1957), and Gaumont British (1934-1959)
Fox Movietone News Collection (University of South Carolina Moving Image Research Collection): Includes Fox News (1919-1930) and Fox Movietone News (1927-1963
Hearst Metrotone Newsreels (UCLA Film & Television Archive): Includes a small selection of digitized material (1914-1968) from their larger collection.
Paramount Newsreels and American Pathé (1895-1956) from the Sherman Grinberg Film Library
National Cinema of Chile includes newscasts, documentaries, and films about the government in its online collections.
Hungarian National Film Archive - A selection of Hungarian World newsreels (1931-1924)
National Cinema of Chile includes a collection of home movies from multiple families (1920-1980)
Texas Archive of the Moving Image (category: "home movies")