August 1, 2021
Tonnara di Bonagia, Valderice (TP)
The Festival will be held in one of the most evocative places in Sicily at piazza la Tonnara di Bonagia (TP)
With the patronage of the Sicilian Region - Department of Cultural Heritage and Sicilian Identity
The Muciara Short Film Festival is part of the projects for the enhancement of historic Bonagia's heritage which began, in 2019, with the opening of the Torre della Tonnara museum. The most evocative places of ancient Sicily becomes the stage of the first edition of the Muciara Short Film Festival.
The term “muciara” derives from the Arabic name «mucir» which indicates the smallest boat of the Tonnara, which was used by the Rais (the float leader) to move from one point to another in the trap. The muciare of the Sicilian Tonnare represent today important pieces of industrial archeology.Create Website with flazio.com | Free and Easy Website Builder
After having been abandoned for years, many associations have sprung up in recent years with the aim of restructuring and recovering them together with the architectures that host them. Today the traps are home to museums, cultural realities, institutions that deal with the Festival.