The opening of the 19th edition is entrusted to the Franco-Lebanese director Wissam Charf who takes us to Beirut. A love story between two “fallen angels” (in the director’s words). dirty hard dangerousThe second work by the director and the opening film of the competition in Days Calendar, is a melodrama (with a touch of comedy) in which two expatriates meet in today’s Beirut and find the only potential force in their union.
Ahmed is a Syrian refugee, Mehdia is an Ethiopian immigrant. They live a secret love made up of secret kisses in the streets of the Lebanese capital. Like many stories among migrants – in our times of uncertainty – this is a story without a future amid racial discrimination and the continuing hardships suggested by the title.
“The Most Recent History of Lebanon”“, He says Gaia FurerArtistic Director of the Days,”It belongs to a society that is deeply affected by misery. dirty hard dangerous Tells the drama of discrimination with just the right distance of lightness and poetry – which are also intrinsic to the expatriate communities that settled in the country. Visam Charf manages to represent great social dramas with the irony and tenderness worthy of great masters. Starting with this film is meant to open the way for us to a selection of moods made up of film genres that – by mixing – are able to represent nuances of emotion and reach the point of spreading an instant message.”, Appointment is at Sala Perla at 4.15 PM.
The second city is Rome. Another story, which began a hundred years earlier with the March on Rome, the event that changed the politics and fortunes of Italy. To review the events of that day in October 1922 mark cousin Which, through a combination of valuable collection material, gives us a reading of the rise of fascism in Europe in relation to the success of the present-day authority. Including the participation in the film alba rohrwacher,
march on rome Mark Cousins, Irish-Scottish director and writer, author of documentaries on the great masters of cinema, from Ujtzen to Veles, who worked in Sarajevo in Iraq, during the sieges in Iran, Mexico, is an essay film and a historical document . , Asia, America and Europe. Cousins refers to the story looking at the contemporary world and depicting a political landscape today characterized by great popularity by the far-right.
“I grew up in Northern Ireland in the 1970s, our prime years”“, he claims mark cousin, “Of political and communal unrest. It was a time of low-intensity warfare – called The Troubles – and it was also a time when the British government conducted underground operations with far-right paramilitary forces to crack down on the civil rights movement. So, loss of authority has always been a part of my life.” march on romePresented as a special event, the programming day at Sala Perla opens at 11.30.
Will also be presented on the opening day of the exhibition “Long Wave. The Extraordinary History of a Union”produced by ANAC In collaboration with Giornate degli Autori and Isola Edipo. The exhibition, which traces 70 years of ANAC activity, will be presented at the press conference on Wednesday 31 August at 15.00 in the Italian Pavilion – Hotel Excelsior, and will be open from 11.00 on 1 September until 9 September. Sala Laguna, 1, Lido of Venice, in Via Pietro Buratti.
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