Filmmaker Festival opens with “Atlantide”
After celebrating the 40th
edition in streaming last year, Filmmaker Festival is back to physical this
year, taking place in Milan from November 12th to 21st.
The program is articulated through seven sections (International Competition,
Prospettive Competition, Out of Competition, Fuori formato, Europa 2021 – Dancing
in the Dark, Teatro sconfinato, Over) for a total of 71 films from 14
countries, including 22 world premieres and 12 Italian premieres. The core of
the festival remains documentary and cutting-edge cinema. The opening film is Atlantide
– which celebrated its world premiere in the Orizzonti section of the Venice
Film Festival – marking the comeback of director Yuri Ancarani with a
coming of age set in the Venice lagoon.
Il buco by Michelangelo Frammartino wins the International Newcomer Award at the 70th IFFMH (Mannheim-Heidelberg International Film Festival) consisting of 30,000 Euro.
gathering for contemporary independent cinema, unspooling in the Italian
capital 18 – 26 November, is offering up 95 works from all over the world, as
well as a Focus on Poland
The Bad Poet by Gianluca Jodice won the Gran Amilcar Jury Prize at the 44th Festival du Film Italien de Villerupt, while Atlas by Nicolò Castelli won the Amilcar Prize for the Youth Jury composed by university and film students.
The best of international
documentary cinema will take to the stage in Florence from 20 to 28 November,
screening upwards of 80 films across its various sections