MedFilm Festival 2011
Mediterranean cinema in Rome
> Auditorium Conciliazione
> Casa del Cinema
MedFilm Festival 2011 will take place in Rome from the 19th to the 27th of November.
MedFilm Festival 2011 will be a special edition, considering the social and political events of great historical significance that, started in Tunisia, are spreading throughout the Euro-Mediterranean area involving several countries.
The Guests of Honor of the 2011 edition will be TUNISIA and EGYPT for the southern shore, and ROMANIA for the northern shore.
Tunisia and Egypt participation is greatly appreciated considering the historical events that are altering North Africaís social and political structure and it confirms the willing to transform 2011 edition in a free and welcoming receptionís place, spreading the message that comes from the revolt movement known as Arab Spring.
For the 11th year in a row, the Methexis Award will be held: this is part of the Methexis Project, whose main objective is to create a human and professional bond between students of cinema. They are the future protagonists of the Euro-Mediterranean audiovisual scenario seen in a pluralistic and inter-cultural perspective.
MedFilm Festival has the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic and the patronage of the Italian Delegation to the European Commission; it is supported by the Ministry for Arts and Culture, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Regione Lazio and by the City of Rome.
The Ministry for Arts and Culture has designated it a Festival of National Interest, and it has become a Historical Manifestation of the City of Rome.