Attenzione! Florence's Film Festival Underway!

Great news for all the film lovers from all over the world who happen to be, or are planning to be in beautiful Florence this month!

By TIS Team Member Linet

 PIC COURTESY OF SACI

PIC COURTESY OF SACI

We are happy to inform you all that “Free Art Film Festival” will screen international artistic films every night starting from July 7 to July 31, in Piazza SS (Santissima) Annunziata, starting at 9:30 pm. All movies will be screen in their original language with Italian subtitles. This program is part of a much larger film festival, the 3rd edition of Apriti Cinema.

The schedule of movies screened in Piazza SS are as followed:

 pic courtesy of saci

pic courtesy of saci

 

Quick Tip: All movies screened on Monday nights are dedicated to artists outside the globe system of contemporary art, who are commonly known as the “outsiders”.

 

Monday, July 7 at 9:30

Finding Vivian Maier by John Maloof & Charlie Siskel, US, 2013, 84’

 

Monday, July 14 at 9:30

Turning the Art World Inside Out by Jack Cocker, UK, 2013, 70’

 

Monday, July 21 at 9:30

Worldstar by Nataša von Kopp, Germany/Chech Republic, 2007, 76’

 

Monday, July 28 at 9:30

Marwencol by Jeff Malmberg, US, 2010, 83’

All movies screened on Tuesday nights are dedicated to the Academy of Arts and Design of Florence’s film festival, Michelangelo and cinema. It is the 450th anniversary of the death of the legendary artist.

 

Tuesday July 8 at 9:30

The torment and the Ecstasy by Carol Reed, UK 1965, 140’

 

Tuesday July 15 at 9:30

Spring of Michelangelo by Jerry London, Italy/USA 1990, 274’

 

Tuesday July 22 at 9:30

The Look of Michelangelo by Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy 2004, 15’

 

Tuesday July 29 at 9:30

Images and Sounds of the world. Film Festival ethnomusical Viramundo. By Pierre-Yves Borgeaud, Brazil, 2013, 95’

 

You can see the complete schedule of every nights of the week in the following link:

http://www.quellidellacompagnia.it/?portfolio=al-via-la-terza-edizione-di-apriti-cinema-7-luglio-31-luglio

 

The entrance is free, and sits are on a first come first served basis. We highly encourage you to call and reserve your seats in advance, and enjoy an artistic themed night in the heart of the artistic city of Florence.

SACI is a US non-profit university-level art institution in Florence, Italy

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Meet Linet

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Linet not only has a love of travel but also has a background in Electronic Media. Her passion for movies and traveling has motivated her to gain knowledge in both industries. Her ultimate goal is to find a new and fun way to combine the two industries into one!