Archive for agosto, 2013


CHILD OF GOD – JAMES FRANCO Set in mountainous Sevier County, Tennessee, Child of God tells the story of Lester Ballard, a dispossessed, violent man who is described as “a child of God much like yourself perhaps.” Ballard’s life is a disastrous attempt to exist outside the social order. Successively deprived of parents and homes  [ Read More ]


VIA CASTELLANA BANDIERA – EMMA DANTE Shut inside their cars, two women face off in a silent duel that is fought out in the intimate violence of their stares. A wholly female duel punctuated by the refusal to drink, eat and sleep; more obstinate than the sun of Palermo and more stubborn than the ferocity  [ Read More ]


by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Open16 is set in the alluring Venetian island of San Servolo and gathers sculptures and installations of artists from all over the world. This art show has opened on August 29th, running in parallel to the Venice Film Festival, taking place close to the dazzling Lido. Paolo De Grandis conceived this  [ Read More ]


by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi The 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival is in step with the times. In a world of internet users, the most prestigious and old film festival in Italy looks into the future, giving the possibility to view some movies online, through the “Sala Web.” The Web Theatre of the Venice  [ Read More ]


by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Venezia salva, is Serena Nono’s screen adaption of Simone Weil’s tragedy: in 1618, a conspiracy hatched by the Spanish Ambassador and the Viceroy of Naples, tried to take hold of Venice, on the night preceding the Feast of the Ascension, a Venetian religious and secular feast. Director, Serena Nono, who comes  [ Read More ]


By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Italian born Bettina Werner, worldwide critically acclaimed artist, has been invited as representative artist of the United States to the prestigious international Art exhibition OPEN 16. OPEN, the International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations, will celebrate its sixteenth edition from 29th August to 29th September 2013 at Venice Lido and on  [ Read More ]