The Cinema Museum, London

The Cinema Museum directors win international film award

October 2021 · News

Ronald Grant receives the Jean Mitry award at Pordenone

Photograph by Valerio Greco

Martin Humphries and Ronald Grant, directors of The Cinema Museum in London have won the most prestigious international Jean Mitry Award for their work in creating and running The Cinema Museum – home to Silent Film screenings in London. This annual prize (since 1989) is awarded to ‘individuals and institutions, distinguished for their contribution to the reclamation and appreciation of silent cinema’.

Le Giornate del cinema muto (referred to in English as Pordenone Silent Film Festival) is an annual festival of silent film held in October in Pordenone, Italy. It is the world’s first, largest and most important international festival dedicated to silent film and its annual award is amongst the sectors most valued achievements.

Ronald Grant at Pordenone

Photograph by Valerio Greco

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