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Milano Film Festival



<P>Lance Hammer: <EM>Ballast, </EM>2007&nbsp;(USA)Photo courtesy of Milano Film Festival </P> • <P><EM></EM>&nbsp;</P>

Lance Hammer: Ballast, 2007 (USA)
Photo courtesy of Milano Film Festival

 

Milano Film Festival
ITALY
MILAN  •  Piccolo Teatro, Teatro Dal Verme, and Parco Sempione  •  Ongoing
 
 

Among the feature films, seven debut works, two documentaries, and ten Italian premiŤres, from nine countries. Ten young authors, among which Anna Melikian, the Azerbaijan-born Russian filmmaker whose feature film Mermaid is an urban fable about the mermaid Alisa; two documentaries from the Czech Republic (Peace With Seals by Miloslav Novak, and Lost Holiday by Lucie KrŠlovŠ); the young Chinese filmmaker Weng Shou-ming (26), whose feature Fujian Blue describes human vices and follies of present-day China.

The 2008 Feature Film Award will be conferred by a jury including figures in Italian culture: writers and authors Filippo Timi and Silvia Ballestra, film editor Carlotta Cristiani, the filmmaker Alessandro Piva, and Manuel Agnelli, the frontman of the Italian band Afterhours.



Milano Film Festival Website


Contact: Piccolo Teatro
Teatro Dal Verme
Parco Sempione
Tel: (39) 02 713613

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