Sole Luna Doc Film Festival 13. edizione / edition 2 luglio /July 2018
Santa Maria dello Spasimo Palermo
Ingresso gratuito/free entrance
SANTA MARIA DELLO SPASIMO19.00inaugurazione / opening with Banda alle Ciance
Drinks offered by Assovini, food offered by NaturaSì
Opening mostre / exhibitions
Il sacro degli altri. Culti e pratiche rituali dei migranti in Sicilia
fotografie di / photos by
Attilio Russo, Giuseppe Muccio
inaugurazione / openingCrossfade spazio sonoro
Davide Cairo, Francesco Novara
inaugurazione / openingSpotlight on Martina Melilli. The Fourth Day of School
2015, 5′ 03′′
Italian-African Rhyzome.A Choreography for Camera
2017, 4′ 13′′
2018, 2′ 30′′
SPASIMO / NAVATA— 20.00
saluti istituzionali / institutional greetings
concorso / competitionIn the name of, Erlynee Kardany
Norvegia, 2017, 54′, v.o. con sottotitoli in inglese e italiano / o.v. English and Italian subtitles
Regista in sala| Meet the author
In a time when belief no longer has a true face and outrage and war threatens to take centerstage, this documentary searches for the secret of peace and compromise. This is a stirring story of one cross-cultural family in conflict over religion. Over the course of 5 years, the filmmaker turns the camera on herself and her nearest to shed light on the challenges of living with Islam as a modern day woman. In the Name of... trailer (PREVIOUS TITLE IS : Love & Sacrifice) from Novemberfilm on Vimeo.
concorso / competitionUntitled, Michael Glawogger, Monika Willi
Germania e Austria, 2017, 107′, v.o. con voce narrante in italiano / o.v. with Italian voice over
After the sudden death of Michael Glawogger in April 2014, his longstanding collaborator and editor Monika Willi realizes a film out of the footage Glawogger shot over the course of 4 months and 19 days in the Balkans, Italy, North and West Africa. A journey out into the world with open eyes and open mind - observing, listening, experiencing. Serendipity is the concept and the only rule to apply - in editing and creating the film just as it was in shooting. Narrated by Nada Malanima.SPASIMO / GIARDINO— 21.00
concorso / competitionSea of sorrow – Sea of hope, Estephan Wagner, Marianne Hougen-Moraga
Danimarca, 2018, 29′, v.o. con sottotitoli in inglese e italiano / o.v. English and Italian subtitles
Manal lives in Syria with her three children. A run-in with ISIS leading to death threats forces Manal to flee the country. She leaves her children behind, thinking they will be able to reunite, once she has reached Europe. However, after 10 long months in Denmark, she learns that she cannot apply for family reunification for another three years. Manal decides to save her children. Raghu Rai. An unframed portrait, Avani Rai
Finlandia, India e Norvegia, 2017, 55′, v.o. con sottotitoli in inglese e italiano / o.v. English and Italian subtitles
An unframed portrait of Magnum photographer Raghu Rai and his 50 year long journey capturing the stories of India. Raghu Rai’s stories told through the eyes of his own rebel daughter. Together they embark on a journey to Kashmir, the most militarized land on earth.— 22.30
concorso / competitionBefore my feet touch the ground, Daphni Leef
Israele, 2017, 78′, v.o. con sottotitoli in inglese e italiano / o.v. English and Italian subtitles
July 2011, a young Israeli video editor named Daphni Leef decides to protest against rent prices by pitching a tent in the city center. Within a few days, a whole boulevard is full of tents because a modest protest against housing policy grew into a national protest movement for social justice. Daphni at first is combative and exuding an attractive idealism, she gradually becomes exhausted. As director, Daphni looks back on this turbulent period when she was transformed from a naive young woman into a celebrated and controversial national icon.
Press conference Sole Luna Doc Film Festival 13. edition
The press conference for the 13th edition of the Sole Luna Doc Film Festival was held on Tuesday July 21th in
Palermo at Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia to present the program of the Festival, which will be held in Santa Maria dello SPasimo in Palermo. The conference was attended by all the major media, together with those who follow the local Palermo scene.
The program of the Festival was presented by its president, Lucia Venturato, scientific director Gabriella D'Agostino and artistic directors Chiara Andrich and Andrea Mura. They presented the programme with 28 documentaries in competition between short films and feature films, divided into the Human Rights, The Journey and Short docs sections. The topics of the films chosen are those that have always characterized Sole Luna Doc Film Festival, an intercultural journey that stimulates the knowledge of near and distant realities. Concerning the Out of competition, they have chosen numerous feature and short films on issues related to human rights and the environment, presented in collaboration with other festivals such as the Festival international du film insulaire de Groix and the Animaphix International Animation Festival, as well as with associations and foreign cultural institutes in Palermo, with the aim of "networking" and "establish ties".
Since the happy contingency of the choice of Palermo as Italian Capital of Culture 2018, this year the Sole Luna goes beyond documentary cinema and include other forms of art with the Arts in festival, which includes a series of events and hosts international artists.
Sole Luna Doc Film Festival this year, with its multifaceted programming, wants to be more and more a place of discovery and meeting in a frontier space open to the world where cinema can become a compass to orient oneself in the complicated present.
Here the programme qui.