The Documentary La Forza del Silenzio of Salvatore Esposito in competition to the Napoli Film Festival.
Cristiana Capotondi, Sergio Castellitto and Margaret Mazzantini protagonists at the Napoli Film Festival
From September 25 to October 1, 2017 – 19th edition
National preview of “Ferrante Fever” the film-event on the mysterious writer Henze “Neapolitan” by Nina of Majo
“Gatta Cenerentola” meets the students
Seven days at all movies 128 projections, 30 meetings, 5 contests at the Hart, Institut Français and Instituto Cervantes
The new European and Italian authors running for the Vesuvius Award
Screen Naples tells the city
Cristiano Capotondi, Sergio Castellitto, Margaret Mazzantini, Edoardo De Angelis, Massimiliano Gallo and Lou Castel will be among the protagonists of the 19th edition of the Naples Film Festival, directed by Mario Violini, which will take place from 25 September to 1 October 2017. New headquarters The event will be the Cinema Hart in Via Crispi, 33, with projections and events at the nearby Institut Français Napoli and at the Instituto Cervantes (Via Nazario Sauro, 23). Seven days at all cinema with 128 projections, 30 guest meetings and 5 competitions for the assignment of the Vesuvius Awards and many awards to ensure greater visibility of the first and second works. New European and Italian authors for Europe / Mediterranean and New Cinema Italia (Institut Français – Free admission) and short sections, doc and school of Naples screening the city (Cinema Hart – Single Place € 5.00 – Reduced € 4.00). Among the evening appointments at Cinema Hart (Single Place € 5.00 – Reduced € 4.00), the national preview of Ferrante Fever, the documentary dedicated to the mystery of Elena Ferrante, the author of the quadrilogy L’Amica Geniale, which has conquered the world, presented by director Giacomo Durzi (September 29 at 9:30 pm) and Neapolitan preview by Hans Werner Henze – Music, friendship, play, Nina di Majo’s documentary on one of the greatest composers of the XX century and its escape in the 1950s between Naples and Ischia (September 30 at 19 o’clock). After the success of critics and public, from Venice to the halls of the cartoon Gatta Cenerentola, the directors Alessandro Rak, Ivan Cappiello, Marino Guarnieri and Dario Sansone will be on stage on Friday, September 29 at 10 am at Cinema Hart for one of five ” Cinema Words “, the morning section dedicated to the students of the Neapolitan high schools organized in collaboration with Mobydick of Rita Esposito. “Lectures” also with costume designer Mariano Tufano (September 25) and directors Enrico Morabito (September 27), Edoardo De Angelis (September 28), Francesco Patierno (September 30th). The posters of this year are dedicated to authorship and film director Mathieu Amalric (three times the César Prize winner), Spanish actor Raúl Arévalo, Castellitto / Mazzantini, director Edoardo De Angelis and the section “Invisible” with significant works of international cinema not distributed in Campania (Instituto Cervantes and Institut Français – Free admission).
It will be the meeting with actress Cristiana Capotondi to inaugurate the festival on Monday, September 25 at 21:00 at Cinema Hart, followed by the 7-minute movie by Michele Placido, featuring 11 workers looking to save 200 of their fellow workers. Following will be the meetings with cult actor Lou Castel and director Pierpaolo De Sanctis who will introduce A punches closed, the documentary on the artistic and existential parable of an artist who has become the symbol of Bellocchio, Cavani and Samperi’s film (Tuesday September 26), Massimiliano Gallo will present Veleno, the civil drama on the Earth of Fires, which stars with Luisa Ranieri (Wednesday, September 27), Edoardo De Angelis, who will accompany the screening of Indivisibili, award-winning work by David di Donatello (Thursday, September 28 ), Nello Mascia and Francesco Paolantoni who will preview the short film A ‘Livella di Totò, a great homage to the great comic genius with the original music of Ciccio Merolla (Friday, September 29), Sergio Castellitto and Margaret Mazzantini who will meet the audience Saturday September 30 , to follow the projection of Fortunata, winner of three Silver Ribbons with Jasmine Trinca actress at the Certain Regard in Cannes 2017.
Five “Authorship Trails” with projections at the Institut Français and the Cervantes Institute with free entrance. To adore French filmmaker and actor Mathieu Amalric six films: Tournée, The Scooter and butterfly by J. Schnabel, The Yossi Aviram dunes, Emmanuel Carrère’s suspicious love, Roman Polański’s Venus in fur, La loi de la jungle by Antonin Peretjatko. In projection for Spanish actor and director Raúl Arévalo the films: Azul Dark Negro Cases and Primos by Daniel Sánchez Arévalo, Alberto Rodríguez’s Minimal Isle, Las Ovejas no pierden el tren de Álvaro Fernández Armero, The Revenge of a Man.