MUTE is an international festival devoted to experimental film and video, aiming at investigate the relationship between image and sound.
The mission of MUTE is to provide local and regional audiences with an opportunity to view a wide variety of contemporary experimental works, focused on artistic excellence, different styles, forms, and nationalities.
Part of the cultural program of Matera 2019 European Capital of Culture and spin off of MA/IN festival, MUTE has become an independent festival that offers a program of live cinema, performances, live sonorization of films.
The Festival will be held in Basilicata, South Italy.
Over the span of 6 days, the festival will show premieres, retrospectives, tributes, audio-visual performances, and discussion panels.
CINETEATRO DON BOSCO, POTENZA, 21 - 22 – 23 MAY 2021
- “la descrizione delle stelle fisse” live - Fabio Scacchioli + Vincenzo Core
- “Silent Era” live - Keyhole
- “Gli ultimi giorni di Pompei” - Edison Studio
- Official selection from the MUTE call
AUDITORIUM CASA CAVA, MATERA, 4 – 5 - 6 JUNE 2021
- “Nosferatu” live - Arsenale Ensemble
- Official selection from MUTE call
- Final work by Student’s Lab
The final program is still in progress
MUTE "CALL FOR WORKS"
MUTE Festival is opened to artists who want to submit experimental works.
The call is composed by 3 different categories:
- Experimental Mutations
found footage, essay film, video performance, expanded cinema, experimental animation, experimental documentary, video art
- Visual Mutations
virtual reality, 360° inmersive cinema
- Sound Mutations
new sonorization of short silent film or documentary or footage
Only short films with a maximum runtime of 20 minutes. No restrictions on the date of completion, premiere status or whether your work has been made available online
An international jury will selected the artworks to be screened.