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XVII WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD: Film "Walking on water" by Gianmarco D’Agostino

Date:

10/23/2017


XVII WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD: Film

Camminando sull’acqua (Walking On Water)

The flood of 1966 in Florence through the eyes, the camera and the creativity of Beppe Fantacci, who helped the famous artisans of Florence to survive the devastation of the city. A forgotten story of desperation, creativity and recovery, the film features unreleased, amazing 16 mm colour footage, and exclusive memories of the flood by families such as Bargellini, Ferragamo, Pucci, Tayar, and by gifted artisans who survive today thanks to men like Beppe Fantacci.

The film has been selected for 13 Film Festivals worldwide, receiving the following awards to date:

BEST DIRECTOR AWARD, Mumbai International Shorts International Film Festival
PLATINUM REMI AWARD, WorldFest Houston, Texas, US.
BEST DOCUMENTARY AWARD, Est Film Festival, Montefiascone, Italy

The director, Gianmarco D’Agostino, was born in Arezzo in 1977 and studied Film History and Criticism at the University of Florence.

In Italian with English subtitles

Information

Date: Monday, October 23, 2017

Time: At 6:30 pm

Organized by : Italian Institute of Culture

Entrance : Free


Location:

Istituto Italiano di Cultura

928