Monday August 23
This screening session features 4 films. All films are English spoken and/or English subtitled.
Casa del Cinema Videoteca PasinettiPalazzo Mocenigo - San Stae 1990, Venice 30135, Italy
Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis at the cinema starting 20 minutes before each screening. Reservation is not required, but optional. If you want to be certain of your seat(s), reserve your ticket(s) here.
Per government regulations, it is mandatory for all visitors aged 12 and older to present a 'Green Pass' in order to be allowed entry to public venues. The Green Pass is a COVID-19 certificate with a QR code available to anyone that has received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine approved for use in the E.U., has recovered from COVID-19 in the past six months or has negative lab results from a test done within the previous 48 hours.
By Zahra Ahooei
Mahsa is an Iranian woman TV presenter. She sings and posts her videos on Instagram anonymously. As a result of this, Mahsa faces a challenge during one of her shows. She now needs to decide between leaving the country and losing her job… Running time: 00:14:55
Where The Leaves Fall (Italy)
By Xin Alessandro Zheng
Giacomo, a young second-generation Italian-Chinese student, travels to the Chinese county of Wencheng to bring back the ashes of his late father. Here, in his parent's hometown, he stays with his grandfather, who becomes a guide towards forgotten paths of his culture of origin, far removed from his life in Europe. Running time: 00:15:00
By Dermott Burns
‘Forest’ is an experimental short film rendered using real-time graphics. Through contrasting a vibrant virtual paradise with a dark reality, the film reflects upon humanity’s ignorance of their destructive nature on earth; the innocence of youth and the indifference of adulthood. Running time: 00:02:48
Boy From The Blaze (Spain)
By Ignacio Acconcia
Aleixo Paz A.K.A “Boy from the Blaze” is the survivor of a tragic accident that destroyed his life and that of his family. About to turn 18, without a job or an education, he spends his days in the darkness of his room. Consumed by pain and anger, his only hope is writing songs for an imaginary crowd. Inspired by a friend and encouraged by his mother, he will find the strength to go on stage and overcome his fears. Running time: 01:30:00