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Tribute to George Clooney at Lake Como Film Festival

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Tribute to George Clooney at Lake Como Film Festival

Post by Nicky80 on Thu Jun 26 2014, 07:33

Found on Frenchies. Maybe George will attend???

Google Translation

Tribute to George Clooney at Lake Como Film Festival 

Rome - June 25 (Front Page News) The second edition of the festival dedicated to cinema landscape and decided to make a tribute to George Clooney titled "George, where are you?" because it is the star who, with his presence and his stay at Villa Oleandra in Laglio, has reignited the international spotlight on Lake Como. 

The Festival aims to celebrate Clonney in his role as actor and director, author of the great American films and selects three projections, presented in three places chosen land on the lake and in the historical center of Como: Villa del Grumello Edge of the way and Arena Social Theatre .. the section opens with the first film of director Clooney, CONFESSIONS OF a DANGEROUS MIND, the story of the United States of the sixties, an excellent debut capable of opening unpublished insights into the American history. 

Clooney actor is remembered with BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?, One of the masterpieces of the Coen brothers, and GRAVITY Alfonso Cuaron, winner of seven Academy Awards, including best director, photography and special effects. The films were chosen for significant similarity with the theme landscape of the Lake Como Film Festival and give luster to three locations in Como very suggestive. "George, where are you? And 'the question that continues to be repeated in Como" - says the artistic director of the Lake Como Film Festival, Alberto Cano - "That's why we wanted to be ironic, and respond with a real tribute to the movie star that has our city is famous in the world. "

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That's what I found when I googled the film festival. Did I read it correct it is on the 13th July?

Google Translation:

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The Lake Como Film Festival (LCFF) was founded in 2012 as the first festival dedicated to the "cinema of the landscape." 
A theme, that of landscape, distinctive of the area where the festival takes place, which has allowed us to develop, with happy references and citations, a festival that celebrates the film quality and the territory it occupies. 

The Festival is organized in various activities aimed at attracting new audiences, promote film culture, youth participation and enhancement of the Como area. 

In the organizational and stylistic choices, the organizers wanted to make it accessible and usable cinema halls in underserved areas, actively involve citizens and the public, and disseminate film culture going back to its roots: the cinema as a moment of social, information, discussion public and leisure. 

PANORAMIC FILM Landscapes of the world. 
11 evenings a prestigious preview at the Arena del Teatro Sociale Como. The most important and spectacular of the event will be located in the renovated arena Teatro Sociale Como. A screen 18 feet wide by 8 feet high give great prominence to the visions of the films on offer. The set of 11 evenings build a sort of atlas film, a journey through the scenic landscapes of the Earth. The evenings will highlight the different places and different national cultures, enriching the projections of contours with appointments. 

The event is Sunday, July 13, in collaboration with the Teatro Sociale Como and Como City of Music Festival and marks the 'meeting of music and cinema. 

TRAVELING CINEMA Film on the shores of Lake 
6 pitches projections located in some beautiful places of Lake Como, with films chosen in the rich repertoire of cinema landscape, offering a vision of well-known and lesser-known titles with particular settings. 

Three projections, two in the section "Itinerant Cinema", an Arena del Teatro Sociale, dedicated to George Clooney, actor and director who has brought honor to the relation between the Lario and cinema. 

"My name is Angelo Novi" is the title of the photo exhibition at the Broletto of Como, devoted to photos of Angelo Novi, a native of Val d'Intelvi photographer Bertolucci, Leone and Pasolini. 

GUERRILLA FILM Urban Landscapes 
2 appointments in which the architecture of Como become the dedicated projection screen. 

DOC PANORAMIC views on the real world 
5 screenings of documentaries at the Cine Teatro little lamp Como. In parallel with the evening screenings of the Arena, the Cine Teatro little lamp will host 5 pm screenings of documentary films on the theme of landscape that will bring significant thematic analysis. 

PERIPHERAL tomorrow starts today 
3 projections at the ends of the city, part of the project of social cohesion "Today the party tomorrow." Lake Como Film Festival welcomes the inside "tomorrow starts today", a project sponsored by the Cooperative this generation that aims to foster the development of bonds of social cohesion in the neighborhoods of Camerlata and Prong. 3 movies will be decided with the proposed community of neighborhoods. 

FILMLAKERS international competition for young authors 
7 municipalities of the lake for 7 crew for 7 short 7 minute contest. 

3 appointments on the relationship between cinema and the city of Como at ila Municipal Library. 

SOUNDSCAPES Music and Cinema 
Musical accompaniment to screenings dedicated to the relationship between cinema and music. 

The Festival, organized by the association of social promotion Lake Como Film Festival, will be held in the months of June and July 2014, and sees the collaboration of various institutions working in the area as well as the support of the Lombardy Region, the Province, the City and the Chamber of Commerce of Como. 

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