name:English (United Kingdom) Siena on the red carpet: Film Festival 2017

Siena on the red carpet: Film Festival 2017

Every year Siena becomes the international capital of cinema. The Terra di Siena International Film Festival is at its 21st edition and this year will have some important news.

The Festival is a very important appointment for all those who love cinema as a very special form of artistic epression.

The Terra di Siena Film Festival

Among them, the cycle of meetings with three famous authors: Piero Pelù and Cosimo Damiano Damato, who will meet the audience on Tuesday 26 September at 3 pm in the Magna Hall of the University for Foreigners in Siena, September 27 will be the turn of the director of the film "Dante's mystery" Louis Nero and finally on September 28th meeting with journalist and TV author Giancarlo Governi who will present, in the fiftieth anniversary of Totò's disappearance, his book with stories and stories unpublished by the great Neapolitan actor.

After the pre-opening of the festival with the movie "Tu non c’eri" written by Erri De Luca, there will be the start of the film competition with the projection of the movie "Senza fiato" by director Raffaele Verzillo and Francesca Neri as main protagonist.

This year 12 film premieres will race for the Golden Sanese that will be attributed to the best film by a jury formed by the students of the two Universities of Siena and presided by director Roberta Torre.

As usual, the festival will have its Green Carpet where actors, producers, directors and young authors will be drawn to raise public awareness about environmental protection, one of the themes that the Terra di Siena Film Festival supports.

The green carpet of Siena

During the awards ceremony that will take place in the prestigious venue of the Chigiana Music Academy, the great musician Mauro Pagani will be on stage to receive the "Manuel De Sica" prize, at its third edition.

All the screenings will take place at Cinema Pendola in San Quirico street and will start at 5 pm with shorts and documentaries, such as the highly anticipated film " La vera storia di Rompicollo ", followed by the screenings of "Senza fiato", "Le fantomas d "Ismael" with Marion Cotillard, Louis Garrell, "Nobili bugie" with Claudia Cardinale, "Veleno" with an intense Luisa Ranieri.

Many guests who will alternate on the green carpet, and many famous names such as Francesca Neri, Luisa Ranieri and a national cinema icon: Ornella Muti, who will receive a career prize.

This festival is an opportunity to live Siena in a different way and, also to discover the best of cinema. The Festival is showcase for international cinema that has been awarded UNESCO's recognition for the high cultural and artistic value of the event

The Film Festival will take place from September 26th until October 1st. Let’s meet there.

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