Pordenone Silent Film Festival Days – Pordenone
October 7th to 14th. 2023, one of the most important festivals of silent movies
From October 7th to 14th, 2023, one of the most important film festival in the world dedicated to silent film. is taking place in Pordenone: Le Giornate del Cinema Muto – Pordenone Silent Film Festival,
Pordenone Silent Film Festival is organized by Cineteca del Friuli. Founded in 1982, it is held in October. Every year, film historians, journalists and film restoration experts are invited to participate in the festival. In 2007, Variety put it on the list of the top 50 unmissable film festivals in the world.
The quality of the film presentation is enhanced by the music performed for each program by a staff of highly specialized pianists. In addition to the rarity of the films proposed, from film archives and private collections, the peculiarity of the projections accompanied by live performances by high-level pianists is interesting and very impressive.
Thanks to the experts participating in the festival, a lot of rare silent films have been rediscovered, identified, or restored over the years.
The Festival produces also many productions of high quality, that contributed to its fame: books, catalogs and brochures, many of which are considered reference points in the silent cinema industry. Since 1996 the Silent Film Festival hosts also FilmFair, the book and cinema collectors fair.
Useful to know: the festival may be followed also online.
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