At the start Carbonia Film Festival – How to Film the World

The new edition of Carbonia Film Festival – How to Film the Worldan event that has always been committed to narrating the contemporary through cinema, which this year shifts attention from the issues of work and migration to a focus on young people and the local area.

To turn the spotlight on the event, organized by Humanitarian Society of Carbonia with the artistic direction of Francesco Giai Viawill be the presence of an important international guest such as Clare Simonwho will meet the festival audience on the evening of Thursday 4 at the end of the screening of his film The grocer’s son, the mayor, the country and the world. A story on the cinema in which the director documents the birth of the Tënk streaming platform in the village of Lussas, which has become a point of reference for documentary cinema in France and the rest of the world.

The director will also be the protagonist of a masterclass during which she will also meet local school children to talk about their cinema (Friday 5 May).

As per tradition, the festival will also be inaugurated by a photographic exhibition set up in the spaces of the Municipal Library, this year entrusted to the Sardinian documentary photographer Alessio Cabras.

The titled exhibition I wanted strong colors, starting from the quote from Sergio Atzeni’s novel Bakunin’s sonis a work created ad hoc for the festival in which the artist, through 24 shots taken between March and April 2023, takes a journey through the eyes of young people who live in the city of Carbonia in the places and landscapes they usually frequent.

The festival program will continue until Sunday 7 May in the presence of numerous guests who will present their works and dialogue with the public. They will be in Carbonia Nicholas Prosatoredirector of Very quietlyaccompanied by two of the protagonists of the film namely Massimiliano Caiazzoamong the stars of Sea OutAnd Dominique Donnarumma; the editor and director Jacopo Quadriwho will present his film Finish and will also hold a masterclass starting from the vision of The Dreamers by Bernardo Bertolucci, in the year of its twentieth anniversary; and again the directors Paolo Pisanu with All dogs die alone And Julia Camba, Antonello Carboni, Peter Marciasprotagonists of the appointment with Spazio Sardegna during which they will present their next projects.