Siff 2009 | 6th EditionTricase September 4 - 13, 2009
Documentaries, short films and to close the first feature film in the Italian competition .Stare Fuori, second work by .Fabiomassimo Lozzi.Present sent at the screening together with the leading actor Federico Pacifici
Italy on the third day of the Salento International Film Festival with documentaries, short films on the program and closing with the first feature film in Italian competition Stare Fuori, the second work by Fabiomassimo Lozzi present at the screening together with the leading actor. The director comes to Tricase directly from Montreal (Canada) where he presented the film at the 33rd Montreal Film Festival where it was the most viewed film. The music by Giordano Corapi is beautiful and perfectly underlines the obsessive yearning of the protagonists, all very good and perfectly in part from Guia Jelo (Rosalia) to Ivo Micioni (Giulio) to Federico Pacifici in the difficult part of Rosalia’s husband.
The event opens with a preview dedicated to India, the guest country of this edition, under the patronage of the Indian Embassy in Rome. A celebration of culture, flavors and colors in the sumptuous monument of Palazzo dei Principi Gallone, cultural center of the city of Tricase.
This is an event of great international scope, an appointment with international independent cinema, which will see the participation of 98 films from 22 countries with world and national premieres
Gandhi, icon of pacifism and non-violence. Sixty original photos from the New Delhi museum. For the first time in Puglia and in Central and Southern Italy from 4 to 13 September at Palazzo Gallone. The photos portray Gandhi as a very young man in South Africa, and on his wedding day, then with Indira sitting next to him during a long and exhausting hunger strike. And then again in prison and finally at his funeral followed by the whole world.
SIFF AWARDS 2009
BEST FILM: RIGGED by Jonathan Dillon
BEST ACTOR: CHAD OTIS for the role of Michael Dublin in Jonathan Dillon’s RIGGED
BEST ACTRESS: CARINNE LEDUC for the role of Justine Nadau in the Film 3 SEASONS
UPCOMING STAR: AANAAHAD for the role of VEERU in the film LAHORE
UPCOMING DIRECTOR: FLAVIO KAMPAH for the film FELINO
BEST DOCUMENTARY: SECRETUM SECRETORUM: THE CELESTINIAN CODE By Germano De Mattia.
BEST SHORT FILM:
WOMEN LIKE IT SHORT: THE CHEF LETTER by Sybil H. Mair, UK 2008, 14 min.
THE WORLD IN SHORT: LE RESCAPE DE L’HIPPOCAMPE by Julien Lecat France 2009, 13′
ITALIAN SHORTS: ABSOLUTE EVIL by Francesco Colangelo, Italy 2007, 10 min.