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The films of 2017

*red indicates the films screening block, buy your tickets here!

The Audience

A1 - 4:00pm

A sudden 10-year-cinema amnesia leads a young cinema-goer to search for the cinema halls of his teenage. So his wandering begins: a walk through closed shutter, abandoned buildings, new restaurant reconversions in search of the few surviving cinema halls. An ironic-melancholic documentary about the passage of time and cultural change enriched by the inevitable (fictional) opinions of anachronistic experts and intellectuals.  dir. Luca Zambianchi  17min

Others Like You

A1 - 4:00pm

Ester is a woman who has a strong longing to get pregnant. Following a surgical procedure, though, Greta – her family doctor and long-standing friend – diagnoses her with total sterility. Ester’s original desire thus becomes a growing obsession, and Ester starts having one-night stands hoping for a miracle. After the nth casual encounter, some early symptoms and a positive pregnancy test brings back the hope she had almost completely lost.when greta - who had the same experience as ester in the past and could never have children - gets to know about ester’s pregnancy, she becomes mad with jealousy: she will do anything she can to make ester face the same fate as her.  dir. Eugenio Villani 17min

In Between

A1 - 4:00pm

A woman living isolated on an island spends her time by measuring the whole space with a tape. What lies behind this obsession? What would come out of such a measuring?  dir. Stavros Kostopoulos  13min

Bagnini & Bagnanti

A1 - 4:00pm

The figure of the Italian Latin Lover investigated through the eyes, stories and experiences of old and young Lifeguards from the most famous Italian Beaches.   dir. Fabio Paleari   66min

Pasquale's Magic Veal

A2 - 6:15pm

A DARK COMEDY about a "magic piece of veal" that forces all who eat it to speak the TRUTH. # A Sopranos reunion that is anything but Sopranos. Film was shot in May 2016 and finished in August 2016. No studios, just straight love for the project.   dir. D.J. Higgins    22min

Shut Up Anthony

A2 - 6:15pm

In the wake of personal and professional failure, Anthony retreats to a vacation home where he encounters an estranged friend from his past.   dir. Kyle Eaton    92min

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Like Pain, Like Cigarette

A3 - 8:30pm

The effect of war such as PTSD that could destroy or build the solidarity and unison between refugees and citizens of a country.   dir. Maryam Zahirimehr   13min

Oh, Ophelia

A3 - 8:30pm

A short, surreal meditation on dreams, death, and Hamlet.   dir. Dakota Nanton    4min

Bionic Stride

A3 - 8:30pm

A fascinating look at living with prosthetics.   dir. Joe Aidonidis   30min

Touch Gloves

A3 - 8:30pm

An observational documentary that follows Haverhill, MA struggling boxing club, Haverhill Downtown Boxing. Operated by Ray Hebert we see fighters train to become recognized amateur boxers from the gym all the way to The Golden Gloves in Lowell, MA.   dir. Felipe Jorge    60min

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