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ITALY / “Occhiali neri” Dario Argento’s first film in 10 years

Dario Argento

“Occhiali neri” (Dark Glasses) is the latest feature from Italian artist Dario Argento, a pioneer of giallo (lit. yellow) an Italian narrative and cinematographic genre blending sexuality, murder and fantasy. Argento hadn’t made a film since 2012 and the box-office failure of “Dracula 3D”. Salvatore Argento, pioneer of “giallo” Son of the famous Italian producer …

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GREECE FRANCE / “Petite Nature” wins the Golden Alexander at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival

Softie

“Petite Nature” by French director Samuel Theis won the Golden Alexander, the most prestigious award at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival. The film’s lead actor, Aliona Reinert, won Best Actor Award. The young actor plays Johnny, an intelligent, sensitive ten-year-old whose difficult family life in a council estate in eastern France is turned upside down …

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PORTUGAL / «918 Gau» wins the International Competition of the 19th DocsLisboa

918 Gau

After its world premiere during the DocsLisboa festival, Arantza Santesteban’s “918 Gau” (918 Nights) won the event’s most prestigious award: the City of Lisbon Award for Best Film in International Competition. 10 years after her release from prison, the Spanish director has recreated the circumstances of her arrest in a first person narrative: “On October …

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FRANCE / Coming in 2022: film training in Martigues

1000 visages

The organisation 1000 visages is offering young people aged 16 to 30 a chance to access various film professions free and without conditions, whatever their economic, geographic or social situation. There are three teaching strands: acting, writing and directing. Created in 2006 by Houda Benyamina, director of the film “Divines”, 1000 visages is currently based …

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ITALY / The 62nd Festival dei Popoli offers a retrospective on the work of French film-makers Nicolas Klotz and Elisabeth Perceval

Festival dei Popoli

Europe’s oldest documentary event, the Festival dei Popoli, will run in Florence from November 20th to 28th. This year, in addition to the two competitions – international (18 documentaries not yet shown in Italy) and Italian (7 premiers) – the festival is hosting the first Italian retrospective of the films of French directors Nicolas Klotz …

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FRANCE / For its 10th year the Noisy-le-Sec Festival of Franco-Arab Film puts Palestine in the seat of honour

FFA 2021

Having been cancelled in 2021 because of the health crisis, the Franco-Arab Film Festival (FFFA) of Noisy-le-Sec ran from November 12th to 23rd. Since 2011 this annual event has supported “recent films by film-makers from Arab countries and French directors whose backgrounds and concerns are linked to those countries.” A total of 29 feature films, …

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ITALY / Registration is open for the 2022 Integrazione Film Festival

IFF

The 16th Integrazione Film Festival is now open for registration. It aims to be “an international competition for short drama and documentary films which show how people from different cultural backgrounds have successfully integrated.” This year’s festival was online but next year it will take place face-to-face in Bergamo and Sarnico, from May 10th to …

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