ValdarnoCinema Film Festival

06.10.2022 - 10.10.2022

Start of the 40th edition of the ValdarnoCinema Film Festival scheduled from October 6 to 10 in San Giovanni Valdarno.

In the “forty” edition, the festival proposes a tribute to Pier Paolo Pasolini, on the occasion of the celebrations for the hundredth anniversary of the birth of the writer and director, with a day entirely dedicated to him. On Sunday 9 October, at the Masaccio Theatre at 4.00 p.m., there will be a reinterpretation of the documentary “Sciopero”, an audiovisual performance by Luca Maria Baldini; at 5.30 p.m., the presentation of the book “Tutto Pasolini”, in the presence of the curator Roberto Chiesi; and at 6.30 p.m., the screening of “La ricotta” in a restored version, introduced by Roberto Chiesi. Among the novelties of the 40th edition is the Valdarno Kids section, a programme dedicated to the spectators of tomorrow, the children. A day aimed at primary school pupils with a triple appointment with animated films and a creative workshop with cartoonist Marta Vangelisti. The festival, whose organising committee is chaired by Luigi Nepi, professor of film criticism at the University of Florence, is held in collaboration with the Municipality of San Giovanni Valdarno and the Sangiovannese Cineclub Fedic, with the patronage of the Region of Tuscany and the support of the Fondazione Sistema Toscana – Tuscan Regional Media Library. The new artistic direction is entrusted to Marco Luceri, film critic and coordinator of the Tuscan group of the National Union of Italian Film Critics.

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