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The Oceans are the True Contents – The speech by Tommaso Santambrogio

The Oceans are the True Contents – The speech by Tommaso Santambrogio

The first work by Tommaso Santambrogio, The Oceans are the True continents, was the last screening of this nineteenth edition of Passaggi d’Autore: Intrecci Mediterranei, to close the festival in style. The director speaks in the theater after the screening together with the artistic director Ado Hasanović who defines his film as “beautiful, strong and sad, painful”. The film intertwines the conservation and preservation of Cuban history, the future and the present, a reflection on …

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Thursday December 7 – The awards of the young juries to Antonio Maciocco, Manuel Muñoz Rivas and the special mention for Ahmad Alyaseer

Thursday December 7 – The awards of the young juries to Antonio Maciocco, Manuel Muñoz Rivas and the special mention for Ahmad Alyaseer

Finally here we are! Marta Bulgherini presented the awards of this nineteenth edition during the evening of December 7th, the winners will win the magnificent sculptures by Antonio Cauli, a heavy, dense and concrete memory of the festival and the territory that hosts it. These are two sculptures made of andesite, a volcanic stone characteristic of our island, on two different bases: one in wild olive and the other in juniper. Initially it is the …

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Wednesday December 6 – The latest competing screenings for Mediterranean Interlacements

Wednesday December 6 – The latest competing screenings for Mediterranean Interlacements

Wednesday 6 December is the penultimate day of the festival for this year. After the tribute to Anna Magnani in the company of Francesco Crispino, the evening starts with the last screenings dedicated to Intrecci Mediterranei, the competitive section dedicated to the films of the mare nostrum. The first guest connected remotely is the director Sabina Vajrača who brings the film Sevap/Mitzvah, a story of the fears and uncertainties of the Jewish people in south-eastern …

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Greetings from Sarajevo Film Festival with Barbara Zemljic

Greetings from Sarajevo Film Festival with Barbara Zemljic

On the evening of Wednesday 6 December, a selection of this year’s most important short films was screened at the festival directly from Sarajevo Film Festival, one of the best-known film festivals in south-eastern Europe. Among these, the film directed by Barbara Zemljic, Kako sem se naučila obešati perilo (How I Learned to Hang Laundry), guest with us in the screening room. A film that talks about a meeting between the two protagonists, the relationship …

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The Oceans are the true Continents – Tommaso Santambrogio’s feature debut

The Oceans are the true Continents – Tommaso Santambrogio’s feature debut

Against the backdrop of a decadent Cuba and in a black and white torn by the Caribbean rain, the young Alex and Edith, the elderly Milagros and the children Frank and Alain, live their lives, made up of small daily gestures, stories of the past and dreams of future. While the specter of separation hovers over all of them. Alex and Edith, two young actors in their 30s, live their relationship made of small gestures …

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Tuesday december 5 – A journey between Turkey and Mediterranean Interlacements

Tuesday december 5 – A journey between Turkey and Mediterranean Interlacements

The day of December 5th begins with the screening of CortoAmbiente dedicated to the students of the high schools of Sant’Antioco, in collaboration with the Avezzano Cinema and Environment festival, at the end of which there was a meeting with Franco Sardi of the Italian Touring Club and Valentina Traini of Cinema and Environment Avezzano. We continue with the usual appointment with Passeggiando con gli Autori, of which you can see the episode in the …

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This year’s focus on Türkiye with Rifat Erkek

This year’s focus on Türkiye with Rifat Erkek

Every year at Author’s Passages: Mediterranean Interlacements, the focus is dedicated to a different country of our sea, this year it is Turkey’s turn. During the fourth day of the festival Marta Bulgherini introduced the selection of Turkish short films together with the guest Rifat Erkek, a film producer who thanks the whole team, especially Ado Hasanović and Dolores Calabrò who made this collaboration possible by cooperating in the selection of the short films. The …

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Monday december 4 – Appointment with Intrinas

Monday december 4 – Appointment with Intrinas

The evening of Monday 4 December is dedicated as scheduled to Sardinian cinema, with the Intrinas section, presented by Marta Bulgherini who states that from year to year, following the festival, she notices how the quality of the works is growing more and more, especially within the territory of Sardinia. The first guest of the evening is Michela Anedda, director of the fantastic short film shot in stop-motion Blu which tells of a very bizarre …

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Sunday december 3 – We enter the heart of the festival!

Sunday december 3 – We enter the heart of the festival!

The morning of Sunday 3 December begins with the appointment with Walking with the authors, together with Marta Bulgherini and Trëndelina Halili, selected at the festival in the Intrecci Mediterranei section, with her film Prishtinë, scheduled for Tuesday 5 December. See the episode in the following link. We continue with the homage to Anna Magnani with the screening in the theater of Una voce umana, an episode from the 1948 film L’Amore by Roberto Rossellini, …

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Una sterminata domenica – Feature debut by Alain Parroni

Una sterminata domenica – Feature debut by Alain Parroni

«Brenda is pregnant. Alex has just turned 19 and is about to become a father. Kevin fills the city with his name. Everyone tries to leave their mark on the world. Always connected to each other, they buzz between the coastal countryside and the eternal city, trying to resist in their own way the inexorable advance of time and heat…» This evening, during the second day of Author’s Passages: Mediterranean Interlacements, Alain Parroni‘s feature debut, …

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