The Festival dei Popoli in Florence, the International Documentary Film Festival, arrives in the city from November 30 to December 7 to give us one week full of initiatives, events and special appointments. This year the manifestation is in its 54th edition and it will take place in various structures located in different areas of the city: the Odeon Cinema, the Space Alfieri, Auditorium of Santa Apollonia, French Institute and Regional Media Tuscany Film Commission. The Festival dei Popoli in Florence is entirely dedicated to the documentary genre, with works screened and awarded by 3 juries. The international jury will award length films, short feature films, short films and ethno-anthropological best film, while the jury of students and CinemaItaliano.info they will respectively assign the Prize Syracuse University in Florence and CinemaItaliano.info Award.
Festival dei Popoli in Florence, all the magic of the seventh art
The Festival dei Popoli in Florence is directed by Alberto Lastrucci and it will bring public attention to several issues that play a central role in the everyday life, gutted by skilled filmmakers and presented to the audience in a modern guise and engaging. A genre that is experiencing a success ever wider over the time and that will be well represented at the Festival dei Popoli in Florence. Among the films scheduled we remember you the highly anticipated “We still secrets: the story of Wikileaks”, in addition to the 24 that will characterize the official selection. But let’s not forget “Father & Son: a journey into cinema”, double retrospective of Marcel and Pawel Łoziński, father and son who have written more than 50 years of events in Poland, “Etudes sur une ville: Homage to Paris”; Doc at Work with meetings, presentations, debates and workshops.
Festival dei Popoli in Florence, the documentary as a mirror of society
The Festival dei Popoli in Florence is a must for any movie buff, an opportunity not to miss to approach to an interesting manifestation from which to draw valuable information on the new talents of a kind on the crest of wave as ever in this period. A whole week at your disposal, to live the magic of the big screen and let oneself be fascinated by by the city cradle of the Renaissance. And thanks to its strategic central location, the Hotel Brunelleschi is a candidate as the perfect background to spend extraordinary holidays. Rooms and suites are elegant and comfortable, the restaurant Osteria della Pagliazza and Restaurant Sant’Elisabetta wait for you for a unique experience.
Festival dei Popoli in Florence, all the energy of the documentary world