9 X 10 Novanta, a documentary film

Jan 24, 2017 1723

When: Doors open at 6:30pm and close at 6:55pm
Where: Embassy of Italy - Auditorium, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008

In 2014 the Istituto Luce turned 90, its decades-long history intertwined with that of Italy itself, through cinema and the unique treasure of images stored in the Luce Archives. To celebrate its anniversary, some of the most acclaimed rising filmmakers in Italy were invited to make a small film, with each director selecting ten minutes of footage from the archives, out of the thousands of hours of footage to be found there. The result is an album full of different narratives. The film footage speaks of the outbreak of war, implorations of peace; building collapses and reconstruction; recollections of (possibly) lost landscapes, and lost realities; miracles, superstitions and dreams.

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Source: http://www.iicwashington.esteri.it/

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