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17:30
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1 hr 30 mins
Dir: Various

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The quest for realism in Italian cinema is more alive than ever. Social topics ranging from immigration to work have become widespread in Italian shorts as well as feature films.

FILMS:

Magic Alps

Dir: Andrea Brusa & Marco Scotuzzi
Italy 2018
14 mins

An Afgani refugee arrives in Italy with his goat and seeks political asylum for both of them.

 

 

Lobster Dinner

Dir: Gregorio Franchetti
Italy 2017
15 mins

Two 12-year-old boys of different backgrounds find their friendship tested when one brings an offering of live lobsters to the other’s single, working-class mother

 

Il Silenzio

Dir: Ali Asgari & Farnoosh Samadi
Italy 2016
15 mins

Fatma and her mother are Kurdish refugees in Italy. On their visit to the doctor, Fatma has to translate what the doctor tells to her mother but she keeps silence.

 

Denise

Dir: Rossella Inglese
Italy 2017
15 mins

Denise is a teenager obsessed by what people think of her. Observed by a camera, she exposes herself in a fierce and provocative way.

 

Bismillah

Dir: Alessandro Grande
Italy 2017
14 mins

Samira comes from Tunisia and lives in Italy illegally with her father and brother. One night, she will have to face a problem that is bigger than her.

 

Il Tratto

Dir: Alessandro Stevanon
Italy 2017
15 mins

A shy and lonley child. An elderly Senegalese artist. A friendship based on the differences that make people unique.