Carl Theodor Dreyer is the biggest name in Danish cinema and the most important role model of Lars von Trier. This world famous version of Jeanne d’Arc focuses on the day of her trial. La passion de Jeanne d’Arc is a firm reminder of the Church’s tyranny. It is also a masterpiece, famous for one of the most expensive sets in history and the unforgettable close-ups of Rudolp Matee.
The function of Forssan Mykkäelokuvayhdistys is to make silent film recognized and appreciated. The association has repaired, and still maintains one of the oldest functioning movie theaters in Europe (1906). The theater has been digitalized to suit today's challenges. The annual Silent Film Festivals have been organized since 2000. You can support our cause by becoming a supporting member.