Summer on the Tiber: “L’Isola del Cinema” starts again | Movie theater

Back present at June 16on its historical site – Tiber Island – the 28th edition ofCinema Isolathe international film and culture festival created in 1995 by Giorgio Ginori and made this year in collaboration with Rai Radio 2. A rich calendar with views and cultural events that open with one tribute to Monica Vittirecently passed away, with the screening (at 9.30pm, Arena Lexus) of Ettore Scola’s masterpiece Drama of jealousy (all details in the news).

The 80 days of programming (until September 3, 2022) Continue the revival, in the festival’s two open spaces, of the latest successes from the recent film season, tributes to directors and actors, meetings with Italian and international guests, exhibitions, conversations, masterclass and cultural experiences of various kinds: music, literature, photography, visits to virtual spaces and gastronomic suggestions.

A new look and an international look, also thanks to the city of friendship with Paris, which it will bring to the island Short story Vague about the Tiber which will allow the public to see the films of the great French directors such as Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, Jacques Demy, Claude Chabrol. At the same time, a sister festival from 9 to 13 July will debut on the banks of the Seine: Turtleneck-sur-Seine, thanks to the cooperation between the main institutions of the two countries. In parallel, two photo exhibitions will also be created: in Rome the one signed by the still photographer Raymond Chauchetierin Paris an exhibition with images of Rome and its film scenery, curated by Cineteca Nazionale – CSC.

The June programming starts with the display of Freaks out by Gabriele Mainetti, the absolute protagonist of the second night on the island on Friday, June 17 (9.30pm Arena Lexus). To the movie Diabolik instead, the evening of June 24 will be dedicated, which will see the presence of the directors, Manetti Bros. And again: It was the hand of God by Paolo Sorrentino, Marx can wait by Marco Bellocchio, Little Maman by Céline Sciamma, Spencer by Pablo Larraìn, Still air by Leonardo Di Costanzo, Licorice pizza by Paul Thomas Anderson, Women’s idols by Lillo & Greg, Calcinculo by Chiara Bellosi e Alcarràs by Carla Simon, winner of the Golden Bear in Berlin, presented on 30 June.

The 100th anniversary of Pasolini’s birth (March 5, 1922 – November 2, 1975) will be the inspiring theme of the agreements with Poets on the island with Agostino Raff dealing with Scout dedicated to new poets. Pier Paolo Pasolini will be remembered in other ways: to relive and review some of his works and tell about his connection to Rome, in addition to the short film competition Mom Rome and the cities dedicated to him. Roberto Piperno takes care of that The Poets’ Marathon for the 20th Leopardis day: a magnificent reading by authors of about thirty who will read their verse in tribute to Giacomo Leopardi on the anniversary of his birth (June 29, 1798 – June 14, 1837).

The agreement with The world island, the section created and promoted in collaboration with embassies and cultural institutes, which since 1995 has welcomed and presented the best of international cinema. Thanks to the historic collaboration with the Japanese Embassy in Italy, the Japanese Cultural Institute in Rome and the Japanese National Tourism Organization (JNTO), an evening entirely dedicated to the Rising Sun.focusing on the Shikoku region. The world island will also bring on the banks of the Tiber Brazil with two days – 4th and 5th July – dedicated to the instructor Camilo Cavalcanti who will arrive from Lisbon thanks to the Agenda Brasil festival in Milan. The journey continues with Cuba who had recently hostedCinema Island at the Orizzonti Italia / Cuba festival in Havana. On July 21 the main characterEngland with a tribute to Clare Peploe.

The space dedicated to new Italian writers with First and Second Works Award (OPS!) with nine Mondays dedicated to the debuts for directors and directors from the last two film seasons, shown in the Lexus Arena. It starts with the movie Beautiful soul by Dario Albertini (June 20). At the end of the festival Audience award. July 26th Rai cinema will present its latest productions of Short cinemawhile FSR – Focus on the real will bring a series of Italian and international documentaries inaugurating the June 18 season Bosnia Express by Massimo d’Orzi and continues with the documentary Ascension of Iran by Francesca Borghetti (June 28), present to present her work. The section European female filmmakersnow in its 5th edition, features a focus on female directors from the Czech Republic, two short films and two unreleased documentaries in Italy (July 15 and 16).

Isola del Cinema is produced by the Amici di Trastevere Association under the auspices of the MIC – Ministry of Culture, MAECI – Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Lazio region, the capital of Rome and the Italian National Commission for UNESCO.

For the complete program of the event: Isola del Cinema’s website

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