Lo Schermo dell’Arte Film Festival 2014: November 12 – 16, 2014 – Florence, ITALY

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November 12 – 16, 2014 – Florence, ITALY

Lo Schermo dell’Arte Film Festival 2014 – 7th edition is an international project dedicated to exploring, analyzing and promoting the relations between contemporary art and cinema, active in Florence since 2008. Lo Schermo dell’arte Film Festival this year involves various locations around the city creating a diffused Festival.

During the 50 Giorni di Cinema Internazionale a Firenzethe 7th edition of Lo Schermo dell’Arte Film Festival 2014 (November 12 to 16) features 30 films in five days including documentaries and art films. The program includes meetings, workshops and residencies, focusing on the stories and protagonists of contemporary art.

Cutie & The Boxer

Opening at 9pm on Wednesday the 12th – the documentary Cutie and the Boxer, Oscar-nominated 2014 short story of the artist-boxer Ushio Shinohara and his wife Noriko “Cutie”. The Focus On will be dedicated to Hito Steyerl, one of the most acclaimed in the world of visual arts among those who work with moving images, who will represent Germany at the Venice Biennale 2015. Among the other guests of this edition: Philippe-Alain Michaud, Director of the Department of Experimental Cinema at the Centre Pompidou. Bethenod Martin, Director of the Palazzo Grassi-Punta della Dogana-Pinault collection, will be introducing three video works by the artists Yael Bartana, Cinthia Marcelle and Shirin Neshat from the collection François Pinault.

/ Sguardi, documentaries dedicated to the protagonists and to the stories of contemporary art
/ Cinema d’artista
/ Focus on Hito Steyerl
/ Festival Talks, screenings and encounters with artists, curators and authors
/ VISIO – European Workshop on Artists’ Moving Images and Residency Program

For a full schedule and location of presentations and screening, see the Film Festival program.

Encounters and events are held in the most important cultural institutions of the the territory:

/ Palazzo Grassi – Punta della Dogana – Pinault Collection e Gucci Museo
/ Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi
/ Fondazione Studio Marangoni
/ Insitut Français Firenze
/ IED Firenze
/ Le Murate. Progetti Arte Contemporanea
/ Museo Marino Marini Firenze
/ Palazzo dell’Arte dei Giudici e dei Notai
/ Villa Romana

Through this original and coherent system of activities, Lo Schermo dell’Arte Film Festival has won its own role in the Italian contemporary art scene, as well as internationally, and collaborates with institutions, art centers, school of arts and universities in Italy and abroad.

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CINEMA ODEON FIRENZE

Tickets
/ from 6 pm to 8:30 pm € 5 full ticket, € 4 reduced
/ form 9 pm € 7 full ticket, € 5.50 reduced

Daily ticket € 10 / € 8 reduced

Seasonal ticket from November 13 to 17 € 35

Advanced tickets
www.50giornidicinema.com

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FESTIVAL TALKS
Free entrance
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VISIO > Screening Program
Free entrance

50giorni

www.schermodellarte.org

About SACI

SACI is a US non-profit College of Art and Design in Florence, Italy, for undergraduate and graduate students seeking accredited instruction in studio art, design, conservation, art history, and Italian language and culture. Founded in 1975, SACI offers the following programs: Academic Semester/Year Abroad, Late Spring & Summer Studies, Venice Summer Program, Post-Bac in Conservation, Post-Bac in Studio Art; MFA in Studio Art, MFA in Photography, MFA in Communication Design, Low-Residency MFA in Studio Art, MA in Art History.

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