Protagonista dell’appuntamento con la Masterclass che il MedFilm Festival organizza in collaborazione con il Dipartimento degli Studi Orientali – ISO dell’Università La Sapienza di Roma, è Lubna Azabal.
Dialogano con l’attore e regista:
Laura Guazzone, Professoressa di Storia Contemporanea del mondo arabo
Ada Barbaro, Professoressa di Letteratura contemporanea del mondo arabo
Francesco Zappa, Professore di Islamistica
Rossana Tufaro, Dipartimento degli Studi Orientali – ISO
Roberto Silvestri, Giornalista, critico cinematografico (FilmTv) e conduttore radiofonico (Hollywood Party Radiotre Rai).
Modera l’incontro Veronica Flora, film programmer MedFilm Festival.
MEDFILM FESTIVAL 2022: IL CINEMA DEL MEDITERRANEO A ROMA
Dal 3 al 13 novembre torna il MedFilm Festival, il più longevo festival di cinema della Capitale, il primo e unico evento cinematografico italiano dedicato alle cinematografie del Mediterraneo, che per dodici giorni guarderà, attraverso il Cinema, la letteratura, l’industry, ai temi cruciali dell’oggi.
The protagonist with the Masterclass that the MedFilm Festival organizes in collaboration with the Department of Oriental Studies – ISO of the La Sapienza University of Rome, is Faouzi Bensaïdi (Mille mois, 2003, WWW: What a Wonderful World, 2006, Mort à vendre, 2011).
Laura Guazzone, Professor of Contemporary History of the Arab world
Ada Barbaro, Professor of Contemporary Literature of the Arab world
Francesco Zappa, Professor of Islamistics
Roberto Silvestri, Journalist, film critic (FilmTv) and radio host (Hollywood Party Radiotre Rai).
Moderation by Veronica Flora, MedFilm Festival film programmer.
Faouzi Bensaidi was born in 1967 in Meknes, Morocco, he began his career as a theater director and actor. In 1997 he directed his first short film, La Falaise, which won 23 festival awards in France and abroad. In 1999 he co-wrote Lontano by André Téchiné. A year later, he directed two other shorts: Le Mur and Trajets. In 2003 he made his debut as a director of a feature film with Mille Mesi, winner of two awards at Cannes. His second film, WWW – What a Wonderful World (2006), was selected at the Venice Days. Death for Sale (2011) premieres at the Toronto Film Festival and Volubilis (2017) returns to the Giornate degli Autori.
FROM 5TH TO 14TH Of NOVEMBER 2021 IN THEATERS AND ONLINE
The longest-running Film Festival in the capital and the first in Italy dedicated to Mediterranean cinema!
The 27th edition of the MedFilm Festival finally returns to the theaters, from 5 to 14 November, to reaffirm the importance and emotion of collective vision. Discover the program of the MedFilm Festival 2021!
CINEMA SAVOY MACRO NUOVO CINEMA AQUILA CASA DELLE LETTERATURE
The Department of Oriental Studies – La Sapienza and MEDFILM FESTIVAL present the Internship Study Day “Equal and different: Iso-MedFilm Festival 2020-2021”. During the meeting, the website of the “Voices and Images of Intercultural Dialogue in the Mediterranean” project and the Medfilm Festival archive at the DISO Library will be presented.
The webinar will be held on the zoom platform, Monday 15 February 2021, from 2.00pm to 6.30pm Participation is open to all stakeholders Registration with a nominative request email at the address firstname.lastname@example.org
Introduction: Franco D’Agostino, Director of the ISO Department; Ginella Vocca, President of MedFilm Festival-MFF; Laura Guazzone, Internship Manager.
h. 14.15-14.25 Presentation of the VOCIMED.IT WEB SITE of the Third Mission Iso project “Voices and images from dialogue intercultural in the Mediterranean ”, L. Guazzone, Iso Sapienza and V. Flora, MFF.
FIRST PART (moderated by Guazzone, directed by Flora)
h. 14.30-15.00 “Human Rights” Theme: Human Rights in Contemporary Islam. An open debate – Francesco Zappa, Iso Sapienza.
h. 15.00-15.10 Debate
h. 15.10-15.45 Theme “cultural dialogue”: The dialogue between cinema and contemporary Arab literature: the Egyptian microcosm – Ada Barbaro, Iso Sapienza.
h. 16.00- 16.30 MEDFILM FESTIVAL SHORT Debate
SECOND PART (moderated by Zappa, directed by Barbaro)
h. 16.30-17.00 “Political dialogue” theme: The Mediterranean that unites and divides: contemporary history of an idea – Laura Guazzone, Iso Sapienza.
h. 17.00-17.100 Debate
h. 17.10-17.40 Gender issue theme: Body, awareness and freedom. Paths in Mediterranean cinema – Veronica Flora, MFF
h. 17.50-18.30 What intercultural dialogue in the Mediterranean? Concluding remarks and debate
Born in Algeria in 1944, he is a director and screenwriter who studied at the Institut National du Cinéma in Algiers and then at L’Institut des hautes études cinématographiques (IDHEC) in Paris. Since his debut film Omar Gatlato he has been directing films in both France and Algeria. His work has screened at numerous international festivals.
Filmography (selection) 1976 Omar Gatlato 1978 Moughamarat Batal 1983 L’Homme Qui Regardait les Fenêtres 1986 Un Amour à Paris 1993 Bab El Oued City 1995 Salut Cousin! 2000 L’autre Monde 2003 Chouchou 2005 Bab El Web 2009 Harragas 2010 Tata Bakhta; TV movie 2012 El-Taïb (The Repentant) 2013 Esstouh (The Rooftops) 2015 Madame Courage 2017 Tahqiq Fel Djenna (Investigating Paradise).
She made her debut with the award-winning L’isola, presented at the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs of the 56th Cannes Film Festival in 2003. In the same year the making of Racconti per L’isola was invited to the Venice International Film Festival in the New Territories section . She has twice won the Silver Ribbon for best documentary: with Terramatta in 2013 and Triangle in 2015. Among her documentary films presented in the most important international festivals and winners of various awards in Italy and abroad: Ècosaimale? (2000), The child Joachim (2000), Hélène’s bag (2000), Devi’s insomnia (2001), Raìz (2004), The world on her shoulders (2006), My human heart (2009), With the breathless (2013, Special Award for Silver Ribbons), Triangle (2014, Cipputi Award), 87 hours (2015, Special Award for Silver Ribbons). With Ascent Film she made Looks my son, presented in 2018 at the Locarno Film Festival, winner of the Ciak d’Oro Bello e invisibile and the Nastro d’Argento “for legality”. In 2018 she received the Visioni Dal Mondo Award, the CIR Award and the Amnesty International Award and in 2019, at the 76th Venice International Film Festival, she was President of the Jury of the Venezia Classici section. Since 2019 she is Artistic Director of the Palermo branch of the Experimental Cinematography Center dedicated to Documentary Cinema.
Nouri Bouzid, born in Sfax in 1945, is a Tunisian director. Two of his films (L’Homme de cendres and Making of) won the Carthage Film Days’ Golden Tanit in 1986 and 2006 respectively. From 1968 to 1972 he studied cinema in Belgium. He was assistant director on the set of Le Larron de Pasquale Festa Campanile in 1979. He spent five years in prison for his political beliefs. In 1986, his first feature film, L’Homme de cendres, the story of a young man who remembers the traumas of his childhood shortly before his wedding, was selected for the Cannes Film Festival. His next film, Les Sabots en or, is also from 1988. Bezness, through the portrait of a man played by Abdellatif Kechiche, deals with male prostitution.
In addition to his films, he participates in the dialogue writing of Halfaouine, the son of the terraces and A summer at the Goulette by Férid Boughedir, The Sultan of the Medina by Moncef Dhouib but also The Silences of the Palace and The Season of Men by Moufida Tlatli. Filmography The Ash Man (1986) gets the Golden Tanit at the 1986 Carthage Film Festival Les Sabots en o (1988) The Gulf War… and after? (1991) Bezness (1992) Tunisiennes (original title Bent Familia) (1997) Poupées d’argile (2002) Making of (2006) Millefeuille (2012) Les Épouvantails (2019) gets the Golden Tanit during the 2006 Carthage Film Festival