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JURY MEMBERS

Mario Sesti

Mario Sesti’s interest in movies started when he was working as a film critic for prestigious newspapers like L’Espresso, La Repubblica, Ciak. In 1997 he realized his first audiovisual work, the short documentary “L'uomo dal sigaro in bocca”. As a screenwriter, he worked on “Cosa c'entra con l'amore” (1997) and “Appassionate” (1999). From 1998 to 2000, he was the project manager of Cinema Forever, curating the restoration of films like: “Un maledetto imbroglio”, “La dolce vita”. Francesco Giullare di Dio”. In 2005, he realized a new documentary: “La voce di Pasolini”. He has been one of the organizers of the first Rome Film Festival in 2006, and he worked as the coordinator of the scientific committee and supervisor of the “Il Lavoro dell’Attore” division Mario Sesti’s last documentary “Cinecittà - i mestieri del cinema. Bernardo Bertolucci: No End Travelling” has recently been at Cannes, in the section Cannes Classics.

 

The Venue

Casa del Cinema

In Villa Borghese, the Casa del Cinema comprises three projection halls, an exhibition space, and a 300-seat outdoor theatre. We are honored to be working with the beautiful outdoor venue in the gated area of Villa Borghese and we look forward to putting on a spectacular screening showcasing everything from documentaries to shorts, indie flicks and art-house classics and host a regular program of retrospectives and film-related events. 

 
 
 

2019

FEATURE FILM

The Bygone
Lost Transmissions
Olma Djon
Pause
The Great Illusion

SHORT FILM

Blues
Strange Cities Are Familiar
The Motions
Anamnesis
The Source
Children of Satan

COMEDY FILM

Ato San Nen
Only Good Things
Swindler
The glorious acceptance of Nicolas Chauvin

DRAMA FILM

A Thousand Miles Behind
Miss
Skógafoss

EXPERIMENTAL

Rabbit's Foot
Sea Of Light
Ansage Ende
Meteorite
The Red Tree

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

I want to live in my name
Hairy
A punk Daydream
Gift
Men Inside
Hanaa
The Dream of Homer

2019

SHORT DOCUMENTARY

Exorcist of Apartheid
Where is Europe?
Humanitarian
Brewed in Palestine
Playground Addiction

ANIMATION

Captain Morten and the Spider Queen
Corps Exquis
Lemons – Deseisaocho la banda
Ada
Lost and Found

FOREIGN FILM

Lift Share
The Last Berliner
Fever
Home Away
Locusts

EDITING

Swift
The houses we were

DIRECTING

The Miracle
Type 8

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Chronos
SKIN
One Sunny Day

WRITING

(Dis)Honoured
Desert Quarry
Monochrome
Lost in Control
The Old Bug