The director of Mauga Cassino, Paolo Rotondo, introduces the short film followed by Lorenzo Sisti, director of Sweeth Home, introduces his short film.
The story of a Ukrainian family living on the border of Russia and Ukraine during the start of the civil war in 2014. Irka refuses to leave her house even as the village gets captured by armed forces. Shortly after they find themselves at the center of an international air crash catastrophe. Director Maryna Er Gorbach After studying in Kyiv National I. K. Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema &a
Iranian filmmaker Negin Ahmadi travels to the war zone of Northern Syria to follow the lives of the women in the YPJ – an all-female Kurdish militia. Armed only with her camera, she captures the struggles, hopes, and joys of these incredible women, for whom the fight against ISIS is also their way to escape the restraints of a patriarchal society. Weaving together candid moments between the fema
Ora Garden is a landscape regeneration project that will be curated by Fondazione Sylva, a non-profit organisation set up in Apulia in 2021 that deals with environmental regeneration through reforestation, will be the Festival's sustainability and environment partner. In an abandoned area, within the territory of the municipality of Monopoli, trees will be planted that are necessary not only for
Sometimes you have to put yourself in your total opposite's shoes in order to be the woman you want to become, and even if that dearest person you have in the world, you must fight her. If then the background of your story, ironically enough, is a village called La California, its weird people "on the border" might intertwine with your life and, in the end, rescue you. Director Cinzia wo
Ripple Effect is a short film for a proposed documentary series that follows accomplished actor and conservationist Matthew Modine on a quest to find what Jacques Cousteau called “wavemakers”: extraordinary people making bold attempts to save the planet before it’s too late. Striking a balance between activism and adventure, Matthew and the heroes he visits open our eyes to the wonders of th
An exploration of the timeless relationship between human civilization and Earth's rivers. Spanning six continents, this visual and musical tour-de-force is by turns celebratory, cautionary, and ultimately hopeful that we are beginning to understand rivers in all their complexity and fragility. Narrated by Oscar Nominee Willem Dafoe. With music by the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Radiohead. &
A crew of young environmental activists execute a daring mission to sabotage an oil pipeline in this taut and timely thriller that is part high-stakes heist, part radical exploration of the climate crisis. Original Language: English Subtitles: Italian Month and Year of Production: 2022 Color/Black and White: Colour Audio: Stereo Country of Production: New Mexico and USA Duration: 10