The Italian Film Festival starts on December 19th.
Are you a movie fan? This is the Italian Film Festival, in partnership with the UCI Cinemas. In effect, a cycle of documentary film directed to the visual arts will be presented “with films dedicated to the greatest artists of all time”.
This cycle, according to the statement sent to the newsrooms, will start on December 19 and will run until 2019 in unique and exclusive sessions in Lisbon and Porto at the UCI El Corte Inglés and Arrábida Shopping Centers 20, following to other cities to announce shortly.
These are documentaries produced by those responsible for projects such as ‘Florence and the Gallery of Crafts’, ‘I Musei Vaticani’ or ‘Teatro alla Scala – Il tempio delle meraviglie’ (some already exhibited at the Italian Film Festival), which “combine the narrative associated with the life and work of the artists as well as the spectacular nature of their works “.
December 19, 2018 – 7:00 p.m.
‘BOTTICELLI – INFERNO’
This film, which tackles the project that Botticelli dedicated to Dante’s Inferno, “a map of that same hell that for centuries remained closed in the Vatican’s repositories. But what led the Florentine master to draw the inferno painted by Dante? What is the secret of this extraordinary work of art? ”
January 23, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
‘RAFELLO – THE PRINCE OF ARTS’
This is the first film transposition made on Raffaello Sanzio (1483-1520). A tour of much of his work that begins in Urbino (the birthplace of Raffaello) passing through Florence, to reach Rome and the Vatican, at the same time, the climax and epilogue of Rafaello’s artistic journey: a total of 20 sites and 70 works, of which 30 more Raffaelo, narrated through multiple unique and unpublished points of view.
February 20, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
‘THE BASILICA OF SÃO PEDRO AND THE BASICIANS OF ROME’
A trip through the four papal basilicas of Rome and its treasures: St. Peter: one of the 25 most visited destinations by travelers from all over the world. St. John Lateran, St. Mary Major, and St. Paul Outside the Walls.
March 20, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
‘CARAVAGGIO – THE SOUL AND THE BLOOD’
A journey through the life, work, and tortures of Caravaggio, “a controversial brilliant artist, who more than any other gathered in himself lights and shadows, genius and disobedient, conceiving sublime works”.
The series will continue until July 2019 with titles such as:
‘TINTORETTO – A REBEL IN VENICE’, (April 2019)
‘MICHELANGELO – INFINITO’ (April 2019)
‘LEONARDO – THE GENIUS’ (April / May 2019)
‘HITLER VS PICASSO – THE NAZI OBSESSION FOR ART’ (May 2019);
‘VAN GOGH – BETWEEN THE WHEAT AND THE SKY’ (June 2019);
‘KLIMT AND SCHIELE – EROS AND PSIQUE’ (July 2019).