INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
withoutborders is dedicated to show films that embrace our common humanity
UNESCO, Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri, Ministero dei Beni Culturali,
Ministero degli Affari Esteri, Comune di Spoleto, Regione Umbria,
Università di Bologna - DAMS, Universita′ di Perugia, Università per Stranieri di Perugia, Agiscuola
SPONSOR / PARTNERS
Festival dei Due Mondi, Intesa Sanpaolo, Postevita,
Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore, RAI Educational, Poltrona Frau
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), Alliance of Civilization (AoC), Plural +,
Meltinsounds di A. Caronia Ponti, The Sign Studio Foodhouse di I.C.Mottola, Global Mind Shift, Fandango, RC Produzione, Aleteia Marketing e Comunicazione, TNA, Enoteca Italiana, Hotel Clitunno, La Parrina, Gruppo Novelli, Artiser, Uliveto, Rocchetta, Speranza, Helicopter (New York) - graphics,
Alexander Papachristou & Anne Detjen,
James & Katherine Goodman Family Philantropic Fund
BOARD of DIRECTORS
Fiamma Arditi, Janina Quint, Mariam C.Said, Danae Elon
Shoja Azari, Ellen Brodkey, Larry Kaplan, David Leiber, Verena Lueken,
Sandro Manzo, Lizbeth Marano
Guy Borlee, Emanuela Cascia, Angelica Ponti Caronìa, Marina Fabbri,
Giorgio Gosetti, Mirella Haggiag, Iman Sabbah, Najla Said, Jordi Torrent, Anthony Weintraub
BOARD of ADVISORS
Caroline Baron, Bernardo Bertolucci, Carroll Bogert, Francesco Casetti,
Elena Dagrada, Valerio de Paolis, Shirin Neshat, Richard Pena, Guglielmo Pescatore
FRIDAY 1 LUGLIO (Sala Frau)
DONOR UNKNOWN by Jerry Rothwell, 2010, UK, doc. 78′.
A donor-conceived young woman is in search of her biological father and her quest leads her to an on-line registry that connects donor-conceived people. Tribeca film Festival 2011
BUDRUS by Julia Bacha, 2010, Israel, doc. 82′.
A united and unarmed movement of Fatah, Hamas and Israeli supporters, save the village of Budrus from destruction by Israel′s Separation Wall. While this film is about one Palestinian village, it tells a much bigger story about what is possible in the Middle East. Panorama 2nd Prize Berlin Festival 2010
TRIBUTE TO VANDANA SHIVA: Earth Democracy - Il bene comune della terra, concert by Angelica Ponti Caronìa, Luca Biada, Alessandro de Berti Trio: voice, sound engineer and guitar. | |
HOMETOWN by Yoko Ono, Canada 2011, 5′.
Yoko Ono′s timeless message of home, hope and love in animation depicting children from all over the world. World premiere.
WASTELAND by Lucy Walker, Karen Harley, Joao Jardim, 2010, UK/Brazil, doc. 99′.The artist Vik Muniz takes us on an emotional journey from Jardim Gramacho, the world´s largest landfill on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, to the heights of international art stardom. It is an inspiring story about the transformative power of art and compassion. Nominated for 2011 Oscar Best Documentary.
SATURDAY 2 LUGLIO (Sala Frau)
NO MAN′S LAND regia Victor Trivas, 1931, Germany, 70′.
Five soldiers of different nationalities find themselves in a destroyed trench in the no man′s land between the fronts during the First World War. The film exposes the cruel senselessness of war. In 1933 the Nazis banned this film.
WHITE MATERIAL regia Claire Denis, 2009, France/Cameroon, 106′, con Isabelle Huppert.
A white French family in a former French African colony finds themselves with their coffee plantations in the middle of a brutal civil war. As they attempt to save their home and identity, the family submits to the madness of the situation.
VISION regia Margarethe von Trotta, 2009, Germany, 110′, con Barbara Sukowa.
The story of Hildegard von Bingen, a 12th Century Benedictine nun, explores the gifts of love, compassion and intelligence of a woman trapped in the patriarchal world of the medieval church. Was she a saint or a genius?
SUNDAY 3 LUGLIO (Sala Frau)
PLURAL + SELECTION 2010, 15′, 38".
Plural + is aimed on engaging youth through video projects addressing questions related to migrant integration, identity, diversity and human rights.
POETICIDE regia Payam Mofidi. Iran/France , 2010, 11′,25"
The animated short is a metaphor for our journey in search of identity and home when all the certainties crumble around us.
SO FAR FROM INDIA regia Mira Nair, 1983, USA/India, doc. 52′.
When a man from India decides to seek better opportunities in America, he makes excuses when it is time for his family to join him. The film examines the illusions, fears, hopes and isolation of immigration.
KAMOME DINER regia Naoko Ogigami, 2006, Japan,102′.
A Japanese woman opens a Japanese restaurant in Helsinki. Gradually the diner attracts a growing number of somewhat eccentric patrons who find comfort in Sachie′s delicious food and the nurturing atmosphere of her restaurant.
KAWASAKI′S ROSE regia Jan Hrebejk, Czech Republic, 2009, 100′.
A riveting drama about family and politics set in Czechoslovakia considers the ways in which the country′s Communist past has never stopped informing its present. Winner of the Ecumenical Award and the CICAE Award at the Berlin Film Festival 2010.