Giving Youth a Voice 2014

THE PROJECT – GIVING YOUTH A VOICE

The Association Sole Luna – Un ponte tra le culture, which has always cared the young people, school and talents, starts this year two pilot projects in the area of Treviso, whose aim is to enhance the study, research and professionalism through the paths of excellence. The schools that will interact with the Festival are: the Giorgi Fermi Institute and the Art School of Treviso with two projects very different from each other, but united by the intention of stimulating the energies of the youth in the specific realization of their projects. These early examples of interaction of an international cultural event with the school are just the beginning of a process of involvement of the younger generations. An incubator that has to germinate the seed of curiosity for knowledge and art, and which must also encourage young people to express new ideas and in daring to test their skills.

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MAKING VIDEO BY PHONE

Workshop for the Liceo Artistico Statale di Treviso
Audiovisual and Multimedia Course, class 4thE

Edited by the filmaker Giovanni Pellegrini
In collaboration with TIMvision

Students: Francesca Barbieri, Laura Carniel, Giovanni Carrer, Guido Carrera, Anna Chiara Fiori, Silvia Forcolin, Beatrice Gatta, Alberto Giuriati, Anna Marcato, Marta Michielon, Chiara Muscas, Elena Giorgia Pasquot, Giulia Peri, Alice Scaffai, Viola Siffredi, Camilla Teso Nair, Alberto Zambon, Marta Zardetto

The association Sole Luna – Un ponte tra culture, in collaboration with TIMvision, has organized a week of study on the potential of the smartphone as a video camera. The workshop is intended for students of the course of Audiovisual and Multimedia Art School of Treviso. During the week of the festival, students will acquire the skills to make short documentaries, led by the film-maker Giovanni Pellegrini, and will be invited to debate the topics chosen this year by the festival: integration, food and water. Guido Marchesini, the teacher responsible for the course, will oversee the entire workshop and spur the students, in the academic year 2014/2015, to continue the production of short video clips.

Giovanni Pellegrini (Venice, 1981) took a diploma in documentary filmmaking at the Experimental Centre of Cinematography in Palermo. In 2012 he was awarded the Enel Green Power – New Energies prize together with Chiara Andrich at Sole Luna Festival in Palermo, an award that allowed them to shoot the documentary “Bring The Sun Home”, which premiered at the Locarno Film Festival. He is currently working on the documentary “Ali di tela” (Wings of canvas) about the world of free flight in Sicily.
 

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WATER A PRICELESS RESOURCE

Hydroelectric power plant of Ponte San Martino
In collaboration with Enel Green Power within the initiative “Centrali aperte”

Project the Istituto Giorgi – Fermi di Treviso, Classe 5° A EL

Students: Devis Benetton, Riccardo Cecchetto, Andrea Dussin, Zakaria Hrida, Gianmarco Levorato, Nicolò Modesto, Luca Sforzin, Nicolò Zanatta, Matteo Zuin

In the school year 2012/2013 the students of class 5th A EL of the Giorgi Fermi Institute of Treviso, led by the teacher Roberto Cazzaro, who’s an Engineer,
studied the exploitation of the waterways in the municipality of Treviso through small hydroelectric power plants.
After this work, which was also the students’ dissertation for their exam, and thanks to the ALIR of Treviso, Association Lotta contro l’Insufficienza del Respiro
(fight against Breathing shortage), which aims to emphasize and carry on the initiative and the research, a conference where
the students presented their work was held in May 2013: the waters of Treviso: technical proposals for the restoration of an ancient energy resource.
The feasibility study is now supported by the Lions Club Treviso Eleonora Duse which believes in the need for exploiting the local water resources, respecting the environment and re-evaluating the local tradition of the mills and fan shaped windows. The Club also works to create a synergy between school, Institutions, Organizations, Companies, which represents an essential strategy to connect young graduates with the world of work.