“Mamma Roma e le Città Metropolitane” Short film contest In partnership with ROMA BEST PRACTICES AWARD

Tiber Island: the island of secrets
29 April 2019

Our contest testimonial, the roman actor Andrea Rivera, took part at ROMA BPA and performed his best known comedy sketch, “I quartieri di Roma”.

Rome, Sunday May 4th2019. During the ROMA BPA – Mamma Roma e i suoi figli migliori event, the seventh edition of our short film contest “Mamma Roma e le città Metropolitane” was presented in its new national form. The contest, promoted by L’Isola del Cinema and Maiora Productions, its dedicated to all filmmakers and videomakers under 35yo, who want to tell the stories, the lifestyles and colours of their own suburbs in a 10 minutes-long short film. The face of our contest is the comedian Andrea Rivera, who took part in today BPA conference along with our Artistic Director Giorgio Ginori at RomaTre University Great Hall, where both invited the young audience to participate to the contest. The Roma Best Practices Award conference also presented the best ideas and solutions to highlight the importance of the rehabilitation of our city’s common goods.

Host of the event, Paolo Masini stated: “The partnership between the contest promoted by L’Isola del Cinema and Roma Best Practice is due to both the name we share “Mamma Roma” and to my personal bound with the artistic director Giorgio Ginori. This contest represents a chance to have Rome presented and told by the eyes and stories of those who live it. We hope we will get as many shorts we can. The deadline is August 5th: make shorts in Rome, its is wonderful!”

The Artistic Director L’Isola del Cinema Giorgio Ginori, presenting “Mamma Roma e le Città Metropolitane” said: “Our contest wants to link the Tiber Island to our city. Now, after 7 years, we wanted to expand it to the whole nation to all the 14 Italian metropolitan cities territories. We invite the young filmmakers to make their own “cinema of reality” and to tell, with their own means, the places, people and the stories of their cities”.

The contest is voted to all young filmmakers and videomakers under 35yo. This new edition opens its gates to all 14 Italian metropolitan cities territories:  Rome, Turin, Milan, Venice, Genova, Boulogne, Florence, Bari, Naples, Reggio Calabria, Cagliari, Catania, Messina e Palermo.

For info and contest call, visit our website: www.isoladelcinema.com

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Elena Matteucci
Press Office L’Isola del Cinema
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