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Tornatore And Ravasi Close The Festival

The XXIII Tertio Millennio Film Fest (TMFF) closes with a very high-profile meeting. On December 13, from 5pm, director Giuseppe Tornatore will discuss with Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi about the theme of films as a religious experience. Maurizio Crippa, deputy editor of Il Foglio, will be the moderator. At 6pm, as closing event of the Festival, the restored version of Cinema Paradiso, the masterpiece of Tornatore, established director thirty years after receiving the Grand Prix of the Jury in Cannes. In...
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Tertio Millennio: gli eventi del 13 dicembre confermati e spostati dalla Casa del Cinema all'NH Hotel di Corso Italia 1
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Day 3: Last Films In Competition, Towards The Prizes

The third day of the Tertio Millennio Film Fest opens with the project Nati nel Tertio Millennio (Born in the Third Millennium). At 10 am, the students of the schools involved will see ten short films selected for the contest Io sono, tu sei (I am, You are). At the end of the screenings, they will award the short film they consider the best. The afternoon is opened, at 3.00, by the seventh competing film, The Chambermaid, directed by Lila...
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Day 2: The Drama Of Migrants, The New Slaves, The Courage Of Women

In the afternoon, at 3.00, the preview of God exists, her name is Petrunya, directed by Teona Strugar Mitevska. Revelation at the last Berlinale and at the Turin Film Festival as part of the retrospective devoted to the film director, winner of the LUX Award of the European Parliament, it is a shout for freedom against prejudice and it is able to combine commitment and irony in a female story with a disruptive strength. At 5 pm, the first film...
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An opening sequence for Tertio Millennio: the winner

Viviana Battista’s work has won the contest for emerging video-makers aged 20-35 “An opening sequence for Tertio Millennio”, which is promoted for the first time by Fondazione Ente dello Spettacolo for the XXIII Tertio Millennio Film Fest. The sequence will be the intro soundtrack shown before each film in competition as well as during the award ceremony of the Festival. Viviana explains: “This opening sequence comes from an intuition. I read the theme and soon the image of two different,...
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Tertio Millennio, pre-opening with Master Cheng

XXIII Tertio Millennio Film Fest, the festival of the interreligious dialogue, is ready to start. Tuesday, December 3rd, at 7pm, at the Cinema Farnese in Rome (Piazza Campo de’ Fiori, 56), pre-opening event with the national preview of Master Cheng in its original version with Italian subtitles. Director Mika Kaurismäki will be present to meet the audience. Free entrance subject to seat availability (online bookings on bookeo.com/farneselive). The event is part of the European Cinema Night. The event, promoted by the...
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An Opening Sequence For Tertio Millennio

Competition for new video-makers promoted by Fondazione Ente dello Spettacolo. “An opening sequence for Tertio Millennio” is a contest promoted for the first time by Fondazione Ente dello Spettacolo for the XXIII Year of the Tertio Millennio Film Fest. The contest aims at giving visibility to the emerging video-makers thanks to the participation in an international film festival such as Tertio Millennio. The initiative is for emerging video-makers aged 20-35 who would like to apply for the official opening sequence...
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Tertio Millennio Film Fest, 2019: the members of the two juries

The two juries of the XXIII Tertio Millennio Film Fest have been selected, the first for the feature films in competition, the second for the short film contest. The president of the jury that will award one of the nine unreleased films will be Fariborz Kamkari, Kurdish film director, screenwriter and writer. Besides him, Takoua Ben Mohamed, partner/founder of the film production company “Noesis Studio Srl” and author of the catalog “Woman Story” as well as of the comic books...
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Master Cheng by Mika Kaurismäki premiered at the Tertio Millennio Film Fest

Master Cheng by Mika Kaurismäki will be premiered, in competition, during the XXIII Tertio Millennio Film Fest (December 10-13, Casa del Cinema of Rome). The new film by the Finnish director is a sensitive comedy on integration featuring a chef from Shanghai (Pak Hon Chu), his son Niu Niu (Lucas Hsuan) and a young Finnish innkeeper (Anna-Maija Tuokko) whose cooking leaves much to be desired. The three characters make a pact: he will prepare some of the most delicious dishes of the...

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