Italian short film programme around the world for the Short Film Day
For the SHORT FILM DAY 2015, the Italian Short Film Center (Centro Nazionale del Cortometraggio) has selected a programme with six Italian recent short films that will be screened in 22 Italian cities as well as 17 cities round the world thanks to the network of the Italian Cultural Institutes.
Besides Italy, the screenings will take place in : Argirocastro and Scutari (Albania), Sao Paulo (Brazil), Vancouver (Canada), Beijing and Shanghai (China), Addis Abeba (Ethiopia), Paris (France), Tel Aviv (Israel), Auckland (New Zealand), Lisbon (Portugal), Bucarest (Romania), San Petersburg (Russia), Belgrade (Serbia), Barcelona (Spain), Chicago and Washington (USA), Istanbul (Turkey).
It is the first time such an important number of cities abroad will be screening Italian shorts, with a 90-minute programme that aspires to be a showcase of young contemporary Italian cinema.
The films in the programme:
- L’attesa del maggio by Simone Massi
- E.T.E.R.N.I.T. by Giovanni Aloi
- Lo so che mi senti by Francesca Mazzoleni
- Mamma mia by Milena Tipaldo and Francesca Marinelli
- Ménage à trois by Emanuele Daga
- Frankie by Francesco Mazza
More information about the programme and the screenings on : http://www.centrodelcorto.it/
Contact: Centro del Corto
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The Short Film Day is expanding and reaching new countries! We know of a number of projects around Europe (see our list here) but there are probably more we are not aware of : please let us know about the Short Film Day in your country and answer our survey by contacting the Short Circuit’s coordinator, Florence Dupont!
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