18.00-19.30 “MA PARLO ARABO?”
Laboratorio per ragazzi | Arabic language classes



17.30 Tavola rotonda I Round table
Alessandro Rais, Umberto De Paola, Morena Campani, Giovanni Massa, Gianni Massironi, Renato Tomasino

Proiezioni | screenings
Gente del Po, Michelangelo Antonioni
Italia | Italy 1943-1947 – 9’Italiano | Italian
Ritorno a Lisca Bianca, Michelangelo Antonioni
Italia | Italy 1983 – 9’Italiano | Italian
Noto, Mandorli, Vulcano, Stromboli, Carnevale, Michelangelo Antonioni
Italia | Italy 1992 – 8’Italiano | Italian
Sicilia, Michelangelo Antonioni
Italia | Italy 1997 – 9’Italiano | Italian
Lo sguardo di Michelangelo, Michelangelo Antonioni
Italia / Italy, 2004, 15′, italiano / Italian




Sciesopoli, un luogo della memoria, Enrico Grisanti
Italia |Italy 2013, 18’, v.o. sottotitoli in italiano e inglese | o.v. Italian and English subtitles

A very special story in a unique place; through some short testimonials, this documentary tells the story of Sciesopoli, the former fascist colony of Selvino (BG,) that, after the war, housed more than 800 children and young Jews, survived the concentration camps.



The Carsony Brothers – From Vienna to Las Vegas, Barbara Weissenbeck
Austria 2014, 64’, v.o. sottotitoli in italiano | o.v. Italian subtitles

This is a captivating rags to riches story of three extraordinary brothers who grew up in a deprived neighborhood in Vienna, Austria, and their rapid rise to world fame as handstand artists in the 1950s and 60s. The Carsony Brother’s one-arm handstands on walking canes, champagne bottles or bowling balls, with a dazzling sprinkle of charme and humor, were a world sensation. Their story is brought back to life by Bert Carsony’s daughter and former colleagues.





Ruina, Markus Lenz
Germania | Germany 2014, 73’, v.o. sottotitoli in italiano | o.v. Italian and English subtitles

In collaborazione con | In partnership with Goethe Institut

What happens when a bank fails? For example it is going to be squatted by 3000 people and transformed into a housing project. Downtown Caracas a 200-meter skyscraper-ruin is rising up to the Caribbean sky and is used as a shelter for 750 families. Ignored by the city’s administration and dreaded by the neighbourhood the inhabitants of Torre Confinanzas build up their own model of a socialist micro-society in their vertical city. “Ruina” tells about difficulties and achievements by building up a social community.


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Destination de Dieu, Andrea Gadaleta Caldarola
Italia | Italy 2014, 21’, v.o., sottotitoli in italiano | o.v., Italian and English subtitles

The Ghetto, a shanty town exclusively inhabited by Africans, is located near Rignano Garganico, among the fields of Capitanata. Some inhabitants have decided to tell their stories and participate in the production of an audiovisual document, “Destination de Dieu”.

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A Lullaby under the Nuclear Sky, Kana Tomoko
Giappone |Japan 2014, 69’, v.o. sottotitoli in italiano e inglese | o.v. Italian and English subtitles

As the meltdown at the nuclear power plant in Fukushima was unfolding, a documentary filmmaker finds out the coincidence that the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant first generated the power on her birthday 40 years ago. Feeling strange senses of fate and guilt, she decides to enter the radiation red zone despite the government’s warning, to film what was not on the mainstream media. During shooting, she falls ill and alternatively discovers her first pregnancy at the age of 40. After many years spent on fertility treatments, she is torn between joy and devastation.

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Le chant de la fleur, Jacques Dochamps, José Gualinga
Belgio, Ecuador | Belgium, Ecuador 2013, 61’, v.o. sottotitoli in italiano e inglese | o.v. Italian and English subtitles

Threatened by the petroleum industry, the Amazonian people of Sarayaku lead a constant fight for their survival. Inspired by an ancestral shaman song, they commit in an incredible challenge of universal reach: the Border of Life.



The free voice – Nawal El Saadawi, Konstanze Burkard
Germania | Germany 2015, 52’, v.o. sottotitoli in italiano e inglese|o.v. Italian and English subtitles

Nawal El Saadawi is well-known over the world as a writer and feminist. She is one of the most important champions of the women’s movement in her Egyptian homeland. The documentary charts the most important stages in the life of a woman who risked her life for her convictions more than once. Nawal El Saadawi’s biography encompasses more than eight decades of contemporary Egyptian history as experienced from a female perspective claiming the non-negotiable demands of Egypt’s women – and that irrespective of what the current political ruler is called…


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