JAKARTA - The Italian Film Festival (ITAFF) 2023 will be offline for the first time in Indonesia. The Italian Embassy and Istituto Italiano in Cultura in Indonesia chose three places from two cities to organize this festival, namely Istituto Italiano in Cultutura and CGV Grand Indonesia in Jakarta and the Indonesian Francais Institute in Yogyakarta.
hosted for nine days, from 21 to 29 January, Indonesians can watch films made by Italian filmmakers for free. Films that have been curated are the best works that air during the period 2021 to 2022.
The films have received recognition and awards at various international film festivals such as the Cannes Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival, Venice Film Festival, and the Toronto International Film Festival.
Here are 8 films that will be displayed on ITAFF 2023:
Director: Mario Martone
Actor: Pierfrancesco Favino, Francesco Di Leva Tommso Ragno
The film, which was nominated for the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, tells the story of a man named Felice who returns to his hometown in Napoli after 40 years. He rediscovered a place that is a code from the city and also the past that undermined him.LEONORA ADDIO
Director: Paolo Taviani
Actor: Fabrizio Ferracane, Matteo Pittiruti, Dania Mario
This drama genre film tells the story of Pirandello who dies without food or celebration In the end. There are three realist funerals that have been established through the murder of a Sisilian immigrant boy in Brooklyn. IL COLIBRI
Director: Tersebut Archibugi
Actor: Pierfrancesco Favino, Nanni Moretti, Kasia Smutniak
The film, which opens the Roma Film Festival, focuses on Marco Carrera's life, which is full of coincidence, loss, and love stories. The story ranges from being younger in the 1970s to a future close to strong Illusion, happiness, and joy.
Directors: Alessandro Cassigoli and banyak Kauffman
Actor: Ikram Jaafari, Khafija Jaafari
The drama genre, this film is unique to other films. Californie reveals the condition of an immigrant in Italy. The story in this film follows the journey of the main character, Jamila from the age of 9 to 14 years. He tries to reconstruct his life journey hangs amazingly to find his place to live in the world. PICCOLO CORPO
Director: Laura Samani
Actor: Celeste Cescutti, Ondina Quadri
The drama genre With an Italian background in 1900, this film tells the story of a young woman named Agata who begins a difficult journey to reach a mysterious shelter to save her daughter's soul from Limbo's eternal curse. She travels on the journey and embarks on an adventure that will allow her to approach a miracle. FUTURA
Directors: Pietro Marcello, Francesco Munzi and Alice Rohrwacher
This documentary with the title Futura explores what children and girls aged 15 to 20 think about the future during a long journey across Italy. This film is a state portrait from the perspective of a group of teenagers talking about their place to live, dreams, desires, and fears.
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Directors: Matteo Botruguno and Daniele Coluccini
This film is the second documentary to tell of a 95-year-old grandmother named Lucy. The film premiered on the occasion of International Holocaust Commemoration Day.
Lucy herself is Italy's first transgender woman and also one of the few people to survive the Nazi Dachau concentration camp. Despite her age, she is still clear, beautiful and always ready to return as a portrait of a survivor of brutal war.IL LEGIONARIO
Director: Hleb Papou
Actor: Maurizio Bousso, Giacomo Klarapico, Marco Falaguasta
Il Kontingario is the only action genre film to be shown at ITAFF 2023. This film tells the story of Daniel, an Italian riot police officer who was born into African immigrants.
One day, he has to face a dilemma when he finds his squad has to clean the house where his family, who is an immigrant. Post further information regarding the screening of films at ITAFF 2023 can be seen through the official accounts of the Italian Institute of Culture on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube @iicjakarta. Italian Film Festival 2023 (Instagram @iicjakarta)
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