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 DI 2MONDI CE N'È UNO
SERENA AUTIERI A SPOLETO56 - Di due mondi ce n’è uno
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Spoleto56 Festival of 2Worlds hosts the 6th edition of the Without Borders Film Festival

2013
WITHOUT BORDERS - OPEN THE DOOR



board of directors
Fiamma Arditi, Janina Quint, Mariam C.Said, Danae Elon

selection committee
Shoja Azari, Ellen Brodkey, Larry Kaplan, David Leiber, Verena Lueken, Sandro Manzo, Lizbeth Marano, Nathan Kensinger

consultants
Guy Borlee, Emanuela Cascia, Angelica Ponti Caronìa, Marina Fabbri, Giorgio Gosetti, Mirella Haggiag, Iman Sabbah, Najla Said, Maria Carolina Terzi, Jordi Torrent, Anthony Weintraub

board of advisors
Caroline Baron, Bernardo Bertolucci, Carroll Bogert, Francesco Casetti, Elena Dagrada, Valerio de Paolis, Shirin Neshat, Guglielmo Pescatore

sponsors
UNESCO, Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri, Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali, Ministero degli Affari Esteri, Comune di Spoleto, Regione Umbria, Università di Bologna DAMS, Università degli Studi di Perugia, Universita’per Stranieri di Perugia, Agiscuola

partners
Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali, Postevita, Fondazione Carla Fendi, Surf Film, Asiatica Film Mediale, RAI Educazione, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), Alliance of Civilization (AoC), Meltinsounds, The Sign Studio Foodhouse, Plural +, Parrina, GMA Import Specialita’, Progetto Artiser

many thanks to friends, firms and institutions who have made Senza Frontiere possible, and in particular to Guendalina Ponti, Shahram Karimi, Sabrina Galanti, Jonathan Bach, Maziar Mokhtari, Susanne Suermondt, Paolo Fallai, Carla Gabetti, Lilli Garrone, Markus Nikel, Mauro Luchetti, Sonia Folin, Francesco Lopez, Carlo Lanfranchi, Emanuele Pescatori, Valeria Bucci, Anna Magistrelli, Pamela Coppola, Mirko Squillaci, Nadia Casari, Paolo & Ilaria Castelluccio, Mauro & Giovannella Tinello, Frida Russo, Alessandro Jamundo, Isabel Correa,  Edna & Francisco da Luz, Silvia Garrone


On the practice of tolerance,
one’s enemy is the best teacher.
Dalai Lama

WITHOUT BORDERS is dedicated to films that embrace our common humanity.



FRIDAY 5 JULY
AT 16.00
THE QUEEN OF VERSAILLES

by Lauren Greenfield, USA, 2012, 100’

A billionair’s family lives a grotesquely ostentatious life style but is forced to scale down. The story provides an intimate look at the value of "money" in America.

PLURAL+ SELECTION

2012, 12’59"

Plural + engages youth through video projects from around the world addressing issues such as migration, identity and human rights. This year’s selection features works from Italy, Australia, Belgium.

AT 18.00
OPEN THE DOOR

by Shahram Karimi, 2013, Italia, Iran, 2013, 21’

The iranian artist Shahram Karimi has created this video during a 2 weeks workshop with 15 prisoners of the Maiano jail in Spoleto.

AT 18.30
IL RISCATTO

by Giovanna Taviani, Italia, 2013, 24’ 50" con Sasà Striano

A story of redemption from the city of Naples to San Miniato. How Homer, Dante, Shakespeare can be a turning page in a lost soul’s life.

AT 20.00
CONCERT DEDICATED TO "OPEN THE DOOR"

guitar Giulia Salsone
double bass Marco Loddo


AT 21.00
SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN

by Malik Bandjellow, UK/Sweden, 2012, 86’


Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their mysterious musical hero. They find far more in their quest than they ever hoped a story of dignity and inspiration. Best documentary Oscar 2013 winner.

SATURDAY 6 JULY
AT 16.00
LA BATTAGLIA DI ALGERI

by Gillo Pontecorvo, Italy/Algeria, 1966, 121 min


The film is recreating a period of the Algerian revolution between 1954-1957. It shows the French as well as independence seeking Algerians point of view; torture used by the French is contrasted with the Algerian´s throwing bombs into cafes. The depiction of gorilla warfare is legendary and in 2003 the film had a much publicized screening in the Pentagon.

AT 18.00
FIVE BROKEN CAMERAS

by Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi, Israel/Palestine, 2011, 94’


In the village of Bil´in in the West Bank a separation barrier has been built and the villagers start to resist this decision. Emad films the struggle of daily arrests, shootings and night raids tyrannizing his family and village.

AT 20.00
THE GATEKEEPERS

by Dror Moreh, Israel, 2012, 101’

Surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli internal security agency, are giving testimony of their career on camera. The interviews include closely held state secrets, and offer a fascinating perspective on the history of the area from the Six Day War until today. (Nominated for 2013 Oscar as best documentary feature).

SUNDAY 7 JULY
AT 16.00
IRAN: UNVEILED AND VEILED AGAIN

by Firouzeh Khosrovany, Italy/Iran, 13’


A short documentary, using archival footage of Cinecittà as well as family albums of the director,  to tell the story of Iranian women.

THE PATIENCE STONE

by Atiq Rahimi, Afghanistan, 2012, 109’

A young woman in Afghanistan watches over her older husband who is reduced to a vegetative state because of a bullet in his neck. One day the woman decides to tell him the truth about her feelings and their relationship. (Afghanistan’s entry for Oscar s best foreign language film).

AT 18.30
KUMA

by Umut Dag, Austria/Turkey, 2012, 93’

Kuma means second wife in Turkish. This is a suspenseful and surprising story of a Turkish mother of six children who lives in Austria. When she gets ill she wants her family to be taken care of, which prompts her to think of a plan.

AT 20.00
LORE

by Cate Shortland, Australia/Germany, 2012, 109’

This is an intense drama involving the immediate post-WW II German society from the viewpoint of German children. Lore leads her siblings through the occupied zones of the allies on a journey across Germany. This becomes a painful excursion of facing the truth about their parents, their country and its values.
EVENTS
Sala Frau
05 LUGLIO 16:00
05 LUGLIO 18:00
05 LUGLIO 18:30
05 LUGLIO 20:00
05 LUGLIO 21:00
06 LUGLIO 16:00
06 LUGLIO 18:00
06 LUGLIO 20:00
07 LUGLIO 16:00
07 LUGLIO 18:30
07 LUGLIO 20:00
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