THE FESTIVAL DEL DOCUMENTARIO D’ABRUZZO – EMILIO LOPEZ INTERNATIONAL AWARD ISN’T JUST A SHOWCASE BUT IT IS ONE OF THE FEW IN ITALY DEVOTED TO THE DOCUMENTARY KIND ONLY. BESIDES IT CONTINUES TO BRING AND PROMOTE INTERNATIONAL NEW CREATIONS.
THE FESTIVAL IS NOW AT ITS FOURTH EDITION AND REPLICATES THE EXPERIENCE OF THE LAST YEAR IN ITS FORM AND CONTENT. NEXT TO ABRUZZO DOC, A COMPETITION DEDICATED TO DOCUMENTARY FILMS FILMED IN THE TERRITORIES OF ABRUZZI OR MADE BY DIRECTORS BORN OR RESIDENT THERE, WE HAVE OTHER SECTIONS WITH THE SPECIFIC NATURE OF REAL ANALYSIS BUT OPENED TO NEW FORMS THAT THE DOCUMENTARY IS APPROACHING IN THE RECENT YEARS.
A SECTION EXCLUSIVELY DEDICATED TO THE EXPERIMENTAL LANGUAGES THAT SHOWS US WHAT’S THE DIRECTION THAT THIS FORM OF CINEMA IS TAKING AND THE VARIOUS TRANSFORMATIONS THAT THE DOCUMENTARY HAS HAD OVER TIME.
A PRIVILEGED CORNER, PANORAMA ITALIANO, IN WHICH NOT ONLY WE CAN SEE THE FILM, BUT WE CAN DEBATE ABOUT THE PRESENT AND FUTURE. THIS COMPETITION PRESENTS THE MOST INTERESTING ITALIAN DOCUMENTARIES OF THE SEASON, WHICH DESCRIBE AND INTERPRET SOCIAL SITUATIONS IN AN ORIGINAL AND CREATIVE WAY.
AN INTERNATIONAL THEMATIC, THIS YEAR ENTITLED “THE WALL” – THE DIVERSITY AS AN INEVITABLE NECESSITY OF LIFE, AS A VALUE AND A WEALTH FOR THE EXCHANGE AND HUMAN GROWTH BEYOND THE WALL OF INTOLERANCES OF ANY KIND.
A SECTION DEDICATED TO THE DOCUMENTARIES FILMS BY FRANCO PIAVOLI, AS AN ACCOUNT, TESTIMONY AND A SIGN OF PERSONAL EXPRESSIVITY.
THE FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE FROM 21TH TO 25TH OF JUNE 2010 IN ‘AUDITORIUM “PETRUZZI” – MUSEO DELLE GENTI D’ABRUZZO -VIA DELLE CASERME, 22 PESCARA (VIEW MAP).
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THE WINNERS OF 4° FESTIVAL DEL DOCUMENTARIO D’ABRUZZO
International Section Visti da vicino:
Emilio Lopez Award for Best Documentary
“NÌGURI” by Antonio Martino
“For the integrity and great humanity which makes strong the story of all the voices , opposing the immigration issue in a country in Calabria, accompanied by good quality images, narration and direction.”
Special Mention to
“MY FUTURE / YODEFITU” by Lieven Corthouts
“For knowing how to tell the everyday life of an Ethiopian girl in one of the most important moments of her life: waiting for a possible future. The staging does not affect the authenticity of the characters, while managing to create a strong and growing narrative tension, together with a careful treatment of images.”
International Section Sperimentario:
Emilio Lopez Award for Best Documentary
“A NORD EST” by Luca Scivoletto and Milo Adami
“For having well illustrated two worlds colliding: an intense and poetic identity of past places and people, defeated from an aseptic and geometrical present. We underline the importance of music, very refined.”
Section Abruzzo DOC:
Emilio Lopez Award for Best Documentary
“INTO THE BLUE” by Emiliano Dante
“For having been able to tell the tragedy of the earthquake without falling into mere documentary but returning the pain of the population and of the author himself to the viewer, in an imaginary dimension of considerable value.”
Special Mention to
“NON TACERE, DON ROBERTO E LA SCUOLA 725” by Fabio Grimaldi
“For the reconstruction of memory through a skillful blend of historical visual sources and interviews to the main characters . For the high political significance of Roberto Sardelli’s testimonial value of the events of slums Acquedotto Felice and school 725.”
Section Panorama italiano:
Emilio Lopez Award for Best Documentary of the year
“+ O – IL SESSO CONFUSO, RACCONTI DI MONDI NELL’ERA AIDS”
by Andrea Adriatico and Giulio Maria Corbelli
“Surprising the lives of the others, the ability to respond strongly to changing living conditions and communication difficulties.”
Assigned by the Popular Jury
Special Mention by Art Direction to
“ALISYA NEL PAESE DELLE MERAVIGLIE” by Simone Amendola
“To have sensed the need and urgency of this issue, for having represented it efficiently and realistic and for the ability of telling gently the difficulties of the protagonists’ daily life.”
President of Republic’s Medal to
“SOPRALLUOGHI PER UN FILM SU UN POLIZIOTTO UCCISO” by Roberto Greco
“For having told the story of a servant of the State with uncommon professional and human merits. For having done this with the awareness of setting a duty of memory into a vivid portrait of a Palermo suspended between memory and oblivion .”
Emilio Lopez Award for his career in 2010 to
“For all of his work and the ability to reflect contemporary society through the ‘faces of reality’ by tracing a path of consistency and style now rare, but more than ever necessary.” Video
RIPRENDIAMOCI by Francesco Paolucci, (Italy, 2009, miniDV, color, 30′)
YES WE CAMP by Alberto Puliafito (Italy, 2010, HDV, color, 92′)
INTO THE BLUE by Emiliano Dante [Italy, 2009, HD (DVD + DIGIBETA), color, 76′)
NON TACERE Don Roberto e la Scuola 725 by Fabio Grimaldi (Italy, 2007, HDV – Pal, color, 57′)
PER CHI SUONA LA CAMPANELLA by Alessandro Di Gregorio and Emiliano Sacchetti (Italy, 2009, HD, color, 83′)
DIARIO DI UN CURATO DI MONTAGNA by Stefano Saverioni (Italy, 2009, DVcam, color, 58′)
GRAN SASSO. LA MONTAGNA CHE UNISCE by Stefano Ardito (Italy, 2009, DVD, color, 60′)
VISTI DA VICINO
THE WALL by Ricardo Martinez (U.S.A., 2009, miniDV, color, 76′)
L’ ORA D’AMORE by Andrea Appetito and Christian Carmosino [Italy, 2008, HD Cam (HDV), color,52′]
IDA’S DANCE CLUB (HAMOADON SHEL IDA) by Dalit Kimor (Israel, 2009, beta, color, 59′)
L’AMORE E BASTA by Stefano Consiglio (Italy, 2009, 35mm, color, 75′)
NÌGURI by Antonio Martino (Italy, 2009, miniDV, color/b+w, 47′)
ALISYA NEL PAESE DELLE MERAVIGLIE by Simone Amendola (Italy, 2009, DV, color, 38′)
FIERES D’ETRE PUTE by Irene Dionisio (Italy/France, 2010, Full HD, color, 32′)
L’ ISOLA DEI SORDOBIMBI by Stefano Cattini (Italy, 2009, DV, color, 80′)
MY FUTURE/YODEFITU by Lieven Corthouts (Belgium/Ethiopia , 2009, color, 50′)
LEONARDO by Paolo De Falco (Italy, 2008, HDV, color, 73′)
ROMANIPEN: GYPSY IDENTITY by Ima Garmendia and Kike del Olmo (Spain, 2007, color, 53′)
VOCI MIGRANTI by Giada Malatesta, (Italy, 2010, DV, color, 6′)
A NORD EST by Luca Scivoletto and Milo Adami (Italy, 2010, DV Pal, color/b+w, 44′)
LADYFILMINE by Giulia Vallicelli (Italy, 2010, Super 8+Mini DV, color/b+w, 30′)
PALINSESTI DAL CARCERE by Gabriele Raimondi (Italy,2009, pal sd, color/b+w, 22′)
YASHU E PREM by Chiara Chianese and Ivan Corbucci (Italy, 2010, Dv Pal, color, 27′,10”)
LA BOCCA DEL LUPO by Pietro Marcello (Italy, 2009, Digital Beta, color, 68′)
NEGLI OCCHI by Daniele Anzellotti and Francesco Del Grosso (Italy, 2009, HD, color, 73′,)
L’UOMO DALLA BOCCA STORTA by Emanuele Salce and Andrea Pergolari (Italy, 2009, Beta Sp Pal, col./b+w, 57′)
TUTTE LE BARCHE A TERRA by Chiara Idrusa Scrimieri (Italy, 2009, DV, color, 63′,)
VALENTINA POSTIKA IN ATTESA DI PARTIRE by Caterina Carone (Italy, 2009, Mini DV, col./b+w, 73′)
SOPRALLUOGHI PER UN FILM SU UN POLIZIOTTO UCCISO by Roberto Greco and Valeria Siragusa (Italy, 2009, DV, color, 80′)
+o- IL SESSO CONFUSO, RACCONTI DI MONDI NELL’ERA AIDS by Andrea Adriatico and Giulio Maria Corbelli (Italy, 2010, DV, color, 93′)
CILENTO – STORIE DI PANE E DI GRANO by Piero Cannizzaro (Italy, 2009, color, 28′)
IL PIONIERE DEL WIRELESS Guglielmo Marconi 1874-1937 di Enza Negroni (Italy, 2009, HD, color, 52′)
EUROPA 0 KM – UNIUNEA EUROPEANĂ 0 KM by Silvia Luzi and Luca Bellino (Italy, 2010, DVcam, color, 20′)
Emilio Lopez International Award
Mimmo Calopresti (President)
Mimmo Calopresti was born 1955 in Polistena, Calabria. He is an Italian film director, screenwriter, producer and actor. He lived in Torino for many years and here is where he started his career as a documentary director. He has done many documentaries . In fact he has always been interested in social topics. He makes his first documentary A proposito di sbavature in 1985, followed by Alla Fiat era cosi’(1990), a series of interviews to some ex blue-collar working in Fiat during 1969 when the social and political revolutionary movement wrapped Italy. Then, his first fiction interpreted by Nanni Moretti, La Seconda Volta– The Second Time in 1995. Set up in the tidy Torino, Mimmo Calopresti tells us with a great courage of words the terrorism of those times. It is a success recognized inside and outside the country. His film The Second Time was entered into the 1996 Cannes Film Festival. With La Parola Amore Esiste– The Word Love Exists (1998) he goes to Rome to set up the story of a cello teacher (Fabrizio Bentivoglio) and a weird beautiful girl (Valeria Bruni Tedeschi). The confirmation of his original style makes this work remarkable in several international festivals. In Preferisco il rumore del mare – I prefer the noise of the sea (2000) he is also actor, next to main character interpreted by Silvio Orlando. La felicita’ non costa niente- Happyness doesn’t cost anything, is from 2002. Mimmo Calopresti, tells about people who attempt to live with their personal contradictions, conscious of the urgency of making a choice and of its probable consequent mistakes.
He has directed 16 films since 1987. In 2006 he realized I Only Wanted to Live a documentary showcasing interviews with Italian holocaust survivors that were deported to Auschwitz. Drawing on the extensive archives of Steven Spielberg’s Shoah Foundation, he has crafted a straightforward, yet deeply affecting portrait of what happened to Italy’s Jews.
1987 Fratelli minori (doc.)
1987 Ripresi (doc.)
1990 Alla Fiat era così (doc.)
1995 La seconda volta
1998 La parola amore esiste
Hélène Trigueros, a french director who’s working in film for years. She was assistant director and camerawoman for several short films and documentaries. After five years of shooting she has made a trilogy about the prison, a topic in which she specializes : Les résidentes, Dernier retour en détention and Surveillante en prison, le contre-champ des barreaux. These documentary films are a co-production France 3 Bourgogne Franche-Comté and France 3 national “la case de l’oncle doc” and “Planète justice” for the last part.
She has made a lot of interviews on various aspects of detention, the way women relate to the prison nvironment and the dynamics between prisoners and between prisoners and guards. In her latest film, a documentary series about female prison environment “Surveillante en prison”, “le contre-champ des barreaux”, 2008, the camera
comes out of the cells to go to discover the professional routine of prison warders. We are in the Jail of Dijon: the stories of four women, Corinne, Veronica, Patricia and Emmanuelle, who arrived by chance to this unusual profession. “Mois national du film documentaire » Paris 2009, International Women’s Film Festival in Florence (Italy) 200., Selected at the festival « Prisons : portes ouvertes », Paris 2009.
Actually she is shooting a documentary about homosexuality for France 3 called “Un désir ordinaire” and at the same time she continues her observatory on the justice with the documentary “Une liberté sous contrôle” about the Correctional Service SPIP.
He has a degree in philosophy with a thesis on the history of cinema. He is a documentary films director and teaches documentary director. He is also a writer.
Among the titles of his documentaries: Sognavo le nuvole colorate (2008,selected at Locarno film festival, at Casa Rossa Award in Bellaria and at others eleven Italian and International festivals: director, subject, screenplay, photography; Storie Arbëreshe, on the magical realism of the Italo-Albanian community in Piana degli Albanesi (2007): director, subject, screenplay (in competition at the Alpe Adria Festival 2008; Mãe Baratinha, una story of Candomblé (2006) on the life of a priestess of the Afro-Brazilian religion( in competition
at the Bellaria Festival 2006, at Rio de Janeiro Ethnographic Film Festival 2006 and at Biarritz Fipatel 2007Il Villaggio dei Disobbedienti (2004) about the ‘people of Seattle’ seen through the protagonists in moments of protest and in the formulation of proposals (Annecy Festival , 2004); Sotto il cielo di Baghdad (2003), a documentary on the daily lives of Iraqis on the eve of the Second Gulf War (selected at Italian Film Festival -Annecy 2003, at others 18 Italian and International festivals). Un Mondo Migliore è Possibile(collective documentary, 2001); Le Isole dipinte – Viaggio nelle Marchesi di Paul Gauguin (2000); In restauro – L’Opificio delle Pietre Dure di Firenze (1999); Alvaro Siza, Architetto (1998).
He teaches at Cinecittà “Act Multimedia – Accademia di Cinema e Televisione”, is a professor in the masterat the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and at “Suor Orsola Benincasa” of Naples.
He wrote with Gianfranco Pannone L’officina del reale (published by CDG in 2009): it is a book with the soul of a manual on making documentaries, combined with a reflection on the ethics of the story of reality;he wrote the historical novel Que viva Marcos! (manifestolibri, 1995), about the uprising in Chiapas neozapatista and wrote a travel book Cannella e garofano – Istantanee dallo stato di Bahia e altre storie.
Emilio Lopez International Award
Dino Viani (PRESIDENT)
Dino Viani , Chieti, Abruzzo began his activities as a director in the 80s. Hisfirst film was “Il Generale” in 1989.
Abruzzo, his country, was a great source of inspiration. His works are based on a nostalgic feeling towards the farming culture and speaks about displacement, migrationand wonder towards the cosmos. It ‘s also important his relationship with the culture and the people in Argentina.
He is stage manager, stage director, documentary filmmaker, photographer(exhibitions in Argentina, France, Japan).
In 2007 San Pietroburgo film festival dedicated to Dino Viani a film exhibition and his works are presented at the 52 Biennale of Venice and for the first time Abruzzo becomes material for artistic investigation. In 2009 he realized Canto 6409 about the earthquake in Abruzzo. The film was presented at 62° Cannes Festival (at
United States of America Papillon) and at Amsterdam Film Festival Re-Imagining the city.
In Berlino on July 29, 2009, he presented his new film “Un giorno e un altro ancora”.
On Dicembre 2009 his works were presented during the “Vision in New York”exhibition at
1986 Ari mon amour, doc.
1988 Italiani d’Argentina, doc
1089 Il Generale, lungometraggio
1990 Francavilla, doc.
1992 War, video
1998 Saluti Marxisti, corto
1999 Dalla terra, doc.
2000 Desarraigo, corto
2000 Sguardi, medio metraggio
2001 Il fiume racconta, doc. didattico
2001 Chieti – Pechino, doc.
2003 Il vino di nonno Rocco, doc
2003 Angeli nel deserto, doc.
2003 Feliz Navidad, corto
2003 Storie di terra the room, doc.
2005 Lu foche de sant’Antonie, corto
2005 Un Mondo migliore
2005 Dark Room
2005 Quando la neve era bianca
2009 Canto 6409
2009 Un giorno e un altro ancora
Simona Troilo is a researcher in the Department of Contemporary History. She was involved in urban history, cultural heritage and identity processes related mainly to Italy in the nineteenth and twentieth. Currently he performs a search on the archaeology of the European Mediterranean in the age of imperialism. His work examines the role of archaeological practice in several European countries (Britain, Germany, France, Italy).
Another field of research is the history of gender. in particular the question art / feminist investigated long-term related to the exclusion of women and their production from art history. She teaches at the l’Università of Padova and is a researcher in EuNaMus: European National Museums: Identity Politics, the Uses of the Past and the European Citizen.
2007 La patria e la memoria. Tutela e patrimonio culturale nell’Italia unita, Milano, Electa Mondadori
2006 Memory of violence. Movement of works of art in postUnification Italy, in R.Panzanelli, M. PretiHamard
(eds), La circulation des ouvres d’art. The circulation of works of art in the Revolutionary Era, 17891848,
Rennes, PURINHAGetty Research Institute, 2007, pp. 139-152
2006 C. Sorba, S. Troilo, (a cura di), Le prospettive del visuale: storia e immagini.Con interventi di Christian Delporte, Claudio Pogliano, Antonio Gibelli, Marta Nezzo, Annie Duprat, Maria Luisa Catoni, in Contemporanea”, n.4, pp.701-146;
2003 Patrie. Il bene storico artistico e l’identità locale tra otto e novecento,“Memoria e Ricerca”, 14, pp.159176;
2002 Sul patrimonio storico artistico e la nazione nel XIX secolo, “Storica”, n.23, pp.147-177;
2001 L’archeologia tra municipalismo e regionalismo nell’Abruzzo postunitario, “Mélanges de l’École Française de Rome, Italie et Méditerranée”, tome 1132, pp.703-737;
1998 Come Chieti si isolò dal proprio territorio, in Annale 1995
1996. L’attività di ricerca scientifica del Dipartimento di discipline storiche dell’Università di Bologna,
Bologna, Clueb, pp. 155-171;
1998 La diffusione della stampa borghese: il caso della tipografia Ricci, “Abruzzo contemporaneo”, n. 6, pp. 61-82;
1997 Chieti tra Otto e Novecento, “Storia urbana”, n. 79, pp. 127-166
Daniele Baldacci, 35, Abruzzo, is among the most innovative directors of Italian cinema photography
He is always right in the artistic ferment. His last film collaboration by Franco Battiato Musikanten confirms his quality
From now three years working closely with Franco Battiato.
Filmography (since 2000)
2009 » doc Deserto Rosa. Luigi Ghirri: photography
2009 » doc L’Ultima Salita – La Via Crucis di Beniamino Simoni a Cerveno: photography
2008 » doc Non Chiederci la Parola: photography
2007 » medio Il Pianto della Statua: photography
2007 » Niente è Come Sembra: photography
2006 » La Notte del Mio Primo Amore: photography
2005 » Musikanten: photography
Associazione Cinematografica Multimediale Abruzzese is a no-profit Association. Its main aim is the diffusion of the cinematographic and audiovisive culture.The association intends to encourage the expansion and the use of many existing multimedia activities in the region and promotes new ones. It also plans to start production activities cinematographic and audiovisual in the Abruzzi. The ACMA is continuing the work started in the month of April 2000 and then continued in the form of association with public act in December 2000.In the course of its activities the ACMA has realized with success many initiatives:
July 18 ACMA organizes the screening of the documentaries “The keys of Paradise” by Cristina CARONE, and “Santo Stefano di Sessanio – Memory rediscovered” by Laura Aprati who participated in the 2nd Festival of Documentary of Abruzzi – Emilio Lopez Award.
April 26, in Rocca San Giovanni (Ch) Multiplex Ciakcity –Polycenter, the Preview of the short film “Il genero della sposa”. The film is shot in Rocca San Giovanni, is written and directed by Nicola Guaglianone with Barbara Livi and Adolfo Margiotta.
The ACMA has collaborated in the initiative
From 14 to 17 of may at the Multiplex Massimo in Pescara, the Association ACMA organizes the 2nd Festival of Documentary of Abruzzi – Emilio Lopez Award; competition for documentary films
that were shot in Abruzzo: about nature, dialect and culture of this area or were realized by filmmakers resident or born in our region.
November 16th A.C.M.A. presents the regional premiere at the Hub in Pescara, a short film by Palo OREFICE candidated for best Animated Short Comedy Award Massimo Troisi 2007 and presented at the “Festival del Cinema” of Rome.
Friday, November 16th HUB – Pescara APERITIVOCORTO Special: Halloween with horror short films.
1-4 August A.C.M.A. attends the second “Rassegna Cinematografica Frentana” in Rocca San Giovanni as cultural partner.
During the final evening of Saturday A.C.M.A. gave the prize for the career to the Director of photography and camera operator Giuseppe Bernardini that worked with famous directors as Luchino VISCONTI (La caduta degli dei, L’innocente), Dino RISI (Operazione S. Gennaro, Il mio nome è nessuno), Luigi COMENCINI and Tonino VALERII.
Friday 6 July, A.C.M.A. joined at the 4th National Docu-Day to promote the documentary film and organized the screening of the films: Filo di Luce by Michele Fasano and L’uomo che inventò l’elicottero by Fabio Sanvitale that won the 1° DocumentaryFilm Festival of Abruzzi – Emilio Lopez Award.
From 15 to 18 of May at the Multiplex Massimo in Pescara, the Association ACMA organizes the 1st Festival of Documentary of Abruzzi – Emilio Lopez Award; competition for documentary films
that were shot in Abruzzo: about nature, dialect and culture of this area or were realized by filmmakers resident or born in our region
The event called “APERITIVOCORTO” begins February and continues in the days of Thursday, March 1, March 22, April 12, April 26, May 10, May 24 and ends June 7.
MONDAY, JUNE 21>
by Francesco Paolucci, ITALY, 30′
Girls and boys tell about their lives after the earthquake of April 2009 in the city of L’Aquila.
10:30 ROMANIPEN: GYPSY IDENTITY
by Ima Garmendia and Kike del Olmo, SPAIN, 53′
The diversity of the Roma people. We have filmed Roma people from more than 7 countries along the gypsy route: from India to Spain. And we have ricreate the exodus of the Roma a thousand years ago.
11:30 TO NORTH EAST
by Luca Scivoletto and Milo Adami, ITALY, 44′
A road trip along one of the most complex and industrialized areas of ITALY. From the suburbs of Mestre to lake Garda.
16:30 GRAN SASSO. LA MONTAGNA CHE UNISCE
by Stefano Ardito, ITALY, 60
The geologist Mario Tozzi shows us the Gran Sasso Mountains.
by Paolo De Falco, ITALY, 73′
A month in the lives of four Chineses, suspended between the Italian and the Chinese New Year waiting Leonardo
18:45 CILENTO – STORIE DI PANE E DI GRANO
by Piero Cannizzaro, ITALY, 28′
Angelo e Donatella are been living near Salerno, in a valley between Gelbison and Gervati mountains
19:15 NON TACERE Don Roberto e la Scuola 725
by Fabio Grimaldi, ITALY, 57′
The story of an italian priest, Don Roberto Sardelli and his school 725 in the suburb of Rome
Meeting with the author, a psicologist and Carla Di Santo Panzino, Commissioner of the City
21:00 DOMENICA SERA
by Franco Piavoli, (1962), ITALY 12′
The meetings of young people in a country ballroom..
following NEGLI OCCHI
by Daniele Anzellotti and Francesco Del Grosso, ITALY 73′
A journey to discover the life and career of Vittorio Mezzogiorno, through the voice of his daughter, Giovanna.
“Nastro d’Argento” for the Best documentary film about cinema.
meeting with the AUTHORS
22:45 DIARIO DI UN CURATO DI MONTAGNA
by Stefano Saverioni, ITALY 58′
The story of a young priest, don Filippo Lanci, in a small village of the Gran Sasso Mountains in Abruzzo
23:45 FIERES D’ETRE PUTE
by Irene Dionisio, ITALY/France, 32′
While in Italy the decree-law Carfagna reintroduces the crime of prostitution for customera and prostitute, in France a group of prostitutes in Paris created a syndicate to defend sexworkers’ rights: the Strass
TUESDAY, JUNE 22>
10:00 IDA’S DANCE CLUB (HAMOADON SHEL IDA)
by Dalit Kimor, Israel, 59′
A ballroom dancing competition in a retirement community is the setting for this moving portrait of individuals dancing against all odds
11:00 YES WE CAMP
by Alberto Puliafito, ITALY, 92′
A diary of the earthquake from June 16 to October 23, 2009.
16:30 YASHU E PREM
by Chiara Chianese e Ivan Corbucci, ITALY, 25′
Yashu and Prem are the protagonists of a love story, an extraordinary story, a story where the differences between man and woman no longer exist.
17:00 THE DEAFKIDSLAND
by Stefano Cattini, ITALY, 80′
In September, when the school open, Santa Croce School transforms itself in a teaching place, where about 150 kids from 3 to 10 years old are welcome. Twenty of them are deaf
by Daniele Baldacci, ITALY, 4′
Water as a dancing element.
18:30 THE LOVE HOUR
by Andrea Appetito and Christian Carmosino, ITALY, 52′
The Love Hour is a film about confines, the complex barriers that make love relationships impossible
19:30 L’UOMO DALLA BOCCA STORTA
by Emanuele Salce and Andrea Pergolari, ITALY, 57′
A portrait of an italian actor and director, Luciano Salce, through pictures of his son filmmaker
Special Mention ” Nastro d’Argento” 2010 for documentary film about cinema. meeting with the AUTHORS
by Franco Piavoli, (1963), ITALY, 12′
Migrants of South ITALY arrive in Milan station with a lot of suitcases…
following LA BOCCA DEL LUPO
by Pietro Marcello, ITALY, 68′
A man returns home after a long absence. Mary in the street expected Enzo in prison…
best Film at Torino 27, Caligari-Preis and Teddy Awards aT Berlino 2010, David di Donatello AWARD 2010 for the best documentary, Nastro d’Argento 2010 for the best documentary film.
22:30 PER CHI SUONA LA CAMPANELLA
by Alessandro Di Gregorio and Emiliano Sacchetti, ITALY, 83′
In 2008 the Mayor of Acquaformosa, a little village Arberesh of Calabria, protests against the Gelmini reform. So grandparents attend school with their grandchildren.
23:45 EUROPA 0 KM – UNIUNEA EUROPEANĂ 0 KM
by Silvia Luzi and Luca Bellino, ITALY, 30′
On May 2008 dozens of Molotov bombs set fire to destroy the Roma camps at Ponticelli, near Neaples…
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23>
10:30 THE WALL
by Ricardo Martinez, U.S.A., 76′
The Wall is a documentary about the building of a 25-Foot fence along the US/Mexico border.
best Film at Tulipanes Film Festival 2009, Holland (Michigan).
11:45 VOCI MIGRANTI
by Giada Malatesta, ITALY, 6′
Four witnesses, four small pieces of migrants lives: voices from Abruzzo.
following LO ZEBU’ E LA STELLA
by Franco e Mario Piavoli, (2007), ITALY, 17′
The zebu is an imaginary animal that children draw and paint led by the teacher…
16:30 ALISYA IN WONDERLAND
by Simone Amendola, ITALY, 38′
Cinquina, suburb of Rome, has in recent years a reality as balieu Paris
17:15 PALINSESTI DAL CARCERE
by Gabriele Raimondi, ITALY, 22′
Palimpsests from prison is a docu-animation video that collects drawings, writings, etchings left by prisoners on the walls of ancient Italian prisons.
following HE – HELIUM
by Giuseppe Schettino, ITALY, 8′
The young and the war, The young and love. A journey through an isolated and wounded country, Serbia
by Antonio Martino, ITALY, 47′
The microcosm of the small Calabrian village of Sant’Anna “invades” from the “Nìguri” (Black in Calabrian dialect), where it has centre one of the greatest fields d’ reception of Europe …
18:40 + o – IL SESSO CONFUSO, RACCONTI DI MONDI NELL’ERA AIDS
by Andrea Adriatico e Giulio Maria Corbelli, ITALY, 93′
The white chair. A recurring and quiet presence in a documentary about AIDS
meeting with the Authors
by Franco Piavoli, (1964), ITALY, 12′
A crowd of supporters during a football match. A brawl breaks out
following SOPRALLUOGHI PER UN FILM SU UN POLIZIOTTO UCCISO
by Roberto Greco e Valeria Siragusa, ITALY 80′
Palermo today. Marcello is a Sicilian journalist who returns to work in his country..
meeting with the Authors
22:45 INTO THE BLUE
by Emiliano Dante, ITALY, 76′
Emiliano, Valentina, Paolo, Elisabetta, Stefano e Alessio live in tents near Collemaggio after the earthquake of L’Aquila.. These people are transformed into six characters in search of real passion.
THURSDAY, JUNE 24>
11:00 MY FUTURE/YODEFITU
by Lieven Corthouts, Belgium/Ethiopia, 50′
The story of a youg girl, Tsega in a small village in the northern highlands of Ethiopia.
by Giulia Vallicelli, 30′
Lady Filmine is an instant movie about the first roman edition of Ladyfest: a ten-year-old international no profit festival for independent music, politics and arts with a queer feminist focus
tribute to Corso Salani
by Corso Salani, 75‘
Quando Mirna sta per abbandonare Buenos Aires, troppo grande, troppo complicata, incontra Monica e tutto cambia. Sono due donne che si amano, due corpi che hanno bisogno l’uno dell’altro, mentre tutto il resto attorno, la città, il mondo intero, scompare.
17:45 L’AMORE E BASTA
by Stefano Consiglio, ITALY, 75′
Stefano Consiglio tells us the stories of homosexual couples introduced by the actor Luca Zingaretti.
19:00 TUTTE LE BARCHE A TERRA
by Chiara Idrusa Scrimieri, ITALY, 63′
Life at Gallipoli wakes up soon with the voice of the hawkers and the songs of women.
Meeting with the author
meeting with the Author
20:30 VALENTINA POSTIKA IN ATTESA DI PARTIRE
by Caterina Carone, ITALY, 73′
The life of Carlo and his “badante” Valentina, enclosed beetween the walls of a small apartment in the suburbs of the city…
Best documentary film at 27 Torino Film Festival
Meeting with the author and with a cultural mediator
22:00 SOGNAVO LE NUVOLE COLORATE
by Mario Balsamo, ITALY, 63′
Edison is an Albanian child who emigrated to ITALY only nine years, without parents, in a journey of hope
Meeting with the author
23:30 IL PIONIERE DEL WIRELESS Guglielmo Marconi 1874-1937
by Enza Negroni, ITALY, 52′
The story of the great inventor Guglielmo Marconi. The actor Georgio Comaschi is narrator of his extraordinary life.
Meeting with the author
meeting with the director
FRIDAY, JUNE 25>
18:30 Caffè Letterario
The book “L’officina del reale” by Mario Balsamo and Gianfranco Pannone
INTRODUCED BY THE AUTHORS
LA MAGLIETTA ROSSA
by Mimmo Calopresti, ITALY, 50′
Davis Cup final between ITALY and Chile in 1976. Adriano Panatta wore a red shirt…
Special Mention “Nastri d’Argento” 2010.
and “EMILIO LOPEZ” Award 2010 for career
UN PAESE TRA LE FIAMME
by Dino Viani,ITALY, 55′
On February 25, 1799 an army of French soldiers invaded the village of Fara under the command of Gen. Louis Couthard…
ABRUZZO DOC/SPERIMENTARIO/VISTI DA VICINO
PANORAMA ITALIANO/FUORI CONCORSO e PERSONALE DI FRANCO PIAVOLI
THIS PROGRAM CAN CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
Daily Entrance Ticket to “Festival del documentario d’Abruzzo 2010” costs 3 €.
Subscription to the Event 8 €.
Free Admission for A.C.M.A. members
HOW TO ARRIVE
The Festival takes place in ‘Auditorium “Petruzzi” – Museo delle Genti d’Abruzzo
Via delle Caserme, 22 Pescara (view map)
Phone 085 4511562
from the North and from the South
Take the Motorway “Adriatica” A14 (from the North toward to Ancona; from the South toward to Pescara), exit the Motorway to Pescara Ovest/Chieti and then take the no toll motorway “Asse Attrezzato” toward to Pescara
Take the Motorway A 25 Roma – Pescara, exit the Motorway to Chieti/Pescara then take the no toll motorway “Asse Attrezzato” toward to Pescara
Pescara Centrale Railway Station (Via Ferrari): Direct Line Milano – Lecce. Pescara Centrale Railway Station is one of the most important station on the italian east coast.
Less important railway stations are : Pescara Porta Nuova (Piazza Vittorio Colonna); Pescara S.Marco (Via Po); Pescara Tribunali (Via Adige).
Please visit www.ferroviedellostato.it for further informations.
There are many Companies you can consider:
▪ Autolinee Arpa (Autolinee Regionali Pubbliche Abruzzesi):
Most important destinations/departures: Roma, Napoli, Salerno, Chieti, L’Aquila, Teramo, Pescara’s province.
Please visit www.arpaonline.it for further informations; Pescara Ticket Office phone +39 085 4215099
▪ Autolinee Satam (Gruppo La Panoramica):
Most important destinations/departures: Napoli, Salerno, Bologna, Genova, Sanremo, Sulmona, Chieti.
Please visit www.gruppolapanoramica.it for further informations.
▪ Autolinee Sangritana:
Please visit: www.sangritana.it for further informations.
▪ Autolinee Baltour:
Please visit www.baltour.it for further informations.
▪ Autolinee Di Fonzo
Please visit www.difonzobus.com for further informations.
“Abruzzo” International Airport (Pescara)
International and national flights are available: Rome, Milan, Turin, Vienna, London, Frankfurt, Reggio Calabria, Olbia, Paris, Barcelona, Bruxelles, Bucarest, Creta, Kiev, Lviv, Spalato, Moscow, Monaco, New York and Toronto.
▪ Ancona Airport (156 km far from Pescara)
Pescara Tourist Port
Please visitwww.marinape.com for further informations.