L'ISOLA DEL CINEMA CLOSES WITH A FLOURISH
IN ADDITION 250 THOUSAND VISITORS, MORE THAN 30 THOUSAND SPECTATORS IN THE HALLS
GREAT GUESTS IN THE ARENA: CARLO VERDONE, VALERIA GOLINO,
GIGI PROIETTI, GIOVANNI VERONESI, VINICIO MARCHIONI,
FABRIZIO GIFUNI AND NUMEROUS OTHER
L'isola del Cinema is the most beautiful of Rome
Rome, 19 July 2014
Closes a long summer of Cinema, Culture and Special Events L'Isola del Cinema with an affectionate greeting to viewers of the Tiber island by Carlo Verdone, closing the last guest 14 September (Verdone had been already has the 19 July, participating in the screening of his latest film in the Hall within dell'assunta Fatebenefratelli hospital).
Thanks to the presence in the Arena of characters such as Carlo Verdone, Valeria Golino, Gigi Proietti, Giovanni Veronesi, Francesco Bruni, Vinicio Marchioni, WasI Gangai, Sydney Sibilla and numerous other between actors, other directors and producers, the island is well loved by the public event (Romans and tourists) accredited institutions and embassies. L'Isola del Cinema, that takes advantage of the accession of the President of the Republic, It was defined by Roma Capitale "particularly interesting cultural festival", While were continuous synergies and collaboration with the community of Sant'Egidio, Libraries in Rome, the Jewish Museum of Rome and the numerous embassies that are hosted (among other: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Japan, Philippines, Israel, Norway, Poland and South Africa).
During the 80 evenings were screened about 150 film (with 20 unedited), even during some evenings of rain moved within dell'assunta room inside the Fatebenefratelli, allowing hospital patients and their relatives and friends to attend the free screenings.
Worth noting two competitions is extremely appreciated by the public and professionals who had the merit of launch and discover new talent: "Opera Prima/Groupama Insurances" which granted an award for best Debut Director for his acclaimed Pif The mafia kills summer only; "Mamma Roma and its neighborhoods", now in its third edition, I saw projected onscreen short films of young talented filmmakers of suburban Rome, in most cases authors of their short works with your smartphone. Also the literary meetings and presentations by Fabrique du Cinema, who knew how to engage an audience.
In parallel to the movies have taken dozens of life events: dance and music performance (with the various embassies guests), live jazz moments, art installations.
Statements by the artistic director of Isola del Cinema, Giorgio Ginori:
"The ancient Romans had built the Tiber island as a ship reaching out to the world. It is therefore natural to say that this 20TH Edition was a beautiful trip below, an exciting journey filled with emotions related to national and international film, Italian cinema, the pleasure of meeting. Our team is already working at 2015 and is confident that the "ship – Isola del Cinema" may, God willing, raise the sails and sail in the open sea towards new horizons ".