Closed Sunday 4 September, the XXII edition of L'Isola del Cinema. Over 300.00 attendance during three months dedicated to the seventh art!
Closed Sunday 4 September the twenty-second edition of L'Isola del Cinema: the starry symbol for the Roman summer excellence lounge has welcomed this year as well 300.000 spectators in the beautiful surroundings of the island Tiberina in the course of ninety days of screenings, meetings, Special events with the sole objective to provide visibility to all forms of cinematography: from the works of emerging filmmakers on documentaries that reflect on current, from independent cinema to the big international productions. Quality and variety were the key words of this issue that has given space to big Hollywood productions, the unprecedented international works in the historical section of the Festival, Island World, and independent film work.
During the last evening it was also held the awards ceremony of the competition of short films produced in collaboration with libraries of Rome and Maiora Film "Mamma Roma and its neighborhoods". The fifth edition of the competition is giving away a cash prize of 1.000 euro and aims to give voice to the districts of Rome: places of storytelling and crossroads of different cultural realities, inexhaustible sources of inspiration for some of the most important directors of international cinema scene. Between 52 Short arrived during these months is the creativity the key that has determined the choice of winners. The Prize Library of Rome went, in ex aequo, a Via Balilla and Montesacro, The Film Award went to Island Parables Township, Finally the Premio Roma Lazio Film Commission has been assigned to The children of the mosque.