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MedFilm Festival 2010
Mediterranean Cinema in Rome
16th edition

 

MedFilm Festival, the main film festival in Italy that promotes the dissemination of European and Mediterranean cinema, will take place in november in Rome.

Submission to the MedFilm Festival 2010 is free of charge.
All the works must be submitted in DVD along with a copy of the ENTRY FORM, duly filled in and signed within July 16th.






ITALIAN FILM'S WEEK IN ISTANBUL
2nd EDITION


Manifesto Settimana del Cinema Italiano ad Istanbul - II Edizione

DECEMBER 4-10
> Cinema Alkazar
> Pera Museum

in collaboration with
Italian Cultural Institute in Istanbul




Italian cinema raises its 'head up'. The title of Alessandro Angelini's film, chosen as the closing film of the festival, helps us to summarize in a few words the age of a revival. A kaleidoscopic modern day Italy, made up of micro-stories and dialects, secondary characters and heroes, great writers, talented newcomers, an explosion of points of view that describe the complexity of our times.
Whether it be through the sharp lines of comedy, or through the dismal interiors of a personal drama, what always emerges is the filmmaker's quest to portray with authenticity, the sentimental and political state of a country which draws the strength to rediscover itself from its situation of historical uncertainty.
Ivano De Matteo's The Beautiful People, the opening film of the Festival, shows how, with acute, yet modern, simplicity, it is the bourgeoisie and intellectual world who come out the worst from this harsh analysis, which reveals their hypocrisy, their lack of courage and the fear and confusion created by their loss of identity. Whereas the common man, instead, comes out from this analysis with flying colours. He is in credit with life and, now more than ever, in every corner of the globe, he is no longer afraid to shout out his desire for redemption, and his will to grab on to his dreams, for a moment or for the rest of his life.

2nd ITALIAN FILM'S WEEK IN ISTANBUL



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MedFilm Festival 2009
Mediterranean Cinema in Rome


Official Competition Winner



EROS AND PSYCHE AWARD

Eyes Wide Open Eynaim pkohot
Eyes Wide Open

Director: Haim Tabakman

ISRAEL, FRANCE, GERMANY
2009, 35mm, colour, 100'
Vers: Ebraico, Yiddish, Inglese - Sub: Ita


for its direction and film's great formal style which challenge an unpredictable promiscuity between religion and sex.

ALL THE WINNERS OF MFF 2009



 

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Regulations 2010

 

News

25/11/09

Italian Film's Week in Istanbul - 2nd edition

 

 

Media partner


Adnkronos International


Corriere della Sera - Roma


LifeGate


 

Sponsor


Perfetti


 


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