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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.

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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!





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Thirty years of EU-Mediterranean Policies (1989-2019): an assessment

Authors: Bichara Khader & Haizam Amirah-Fernández


Web site:

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Les Bienheureux

Director: Sophie Djama

Country: Francia, Belgio, Qatar | Year: 2017 | Lenght: 102′

MedFilm Festival 2017 // Amore & Psiche

Algiers, a few years after the end of the civil war. Amal and Samir have decided to celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary in a restaurant. During the journey, they exchange their impressions of Algeria: Amal talks about the lost illusions, while Samir talks about the need to overcome them. Meanwhile, their son Fahim and his friends Feriel and Reda roam a hostile Algiers, ready to steal their youth.


Born in Oran in 1979, Sofia Djama moved to Algiers to complete her studies and graduate in Literature. At the beginning of the 2000s, he began to write a collection of short stories with young Algerians as protagonists. Mollement, a samedi matin, the adaptation of one of these stories, receives two awards at the 2011 Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival. These awards encourage her to pursue a career in the world of cinema. Les Bienheureux (2017), his first feature film, is selected in Venice in the Orizzonti section.

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Study day of the “Equal and different” internship Iso-Medfilm Festival 2020-21″

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


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.15.45-15.55 Debate

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

17.40-17.50 Debate

h. 17.50-18.30 What intercultural dialogue in the Mediterranean? Concluding remarks and debate

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Stage “Equal and different”, December 2016

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Environment and climate change

In climatology, the terms climate change or climate change indicate the variations of the climate from the Earth, i.e. variations at different spatial scales (regional, continental, hemispherical and global) and historical-temporal (ten-year, secular, millennial and ultramillennial) of one or multiple environmental and climatic parameters in their average values: temperatures (average, maximum and minimum), precipitation, cloud cover, ocean temperatures, distribution and development of plants and animals.

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change uses the term “climate change” to refer to climate change attributed directly or indirectly to human activities, which alters the composition of the world atmosphere and adds to the natural variability of the climate observed over time periods. comparable.

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A very current word today that represents a variegated universe, as well as a phenomenon that has always characterized the life of human beings. Defined as a permanent transfer or temporary movement of people to a country other than that of origin, immigration affects the entire planet, although the states of departure and arrival have changed with the succession of historical periods.

As in any phenomenon, immigration is also characterized by multiple and varied reasons. Poverty is undoubtedly one of the greatest incentives to abandon the native places: emigrating to another country is often the only way out of a life spent in poverty, a way to improve one’s conditions by looking for a job to do. within the host country. Other times, however, the reason behind the move is eminently ‘political’: dictatorships, persecutions, wars and genocides push entire families to seek freedom outside their own country, oppressed by the aforementioned phenomena. (

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Socio-economic issues