Palazzo Grassi invita The International Festival of Films on Art 2021
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07/10 - 10/10/2021

Palazzo Grassi invita The International Festival of Films on Art 2021

In collaboration with The International Festival of Films on Art, Montreal, the Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi presents an exclusive selection of films. The programming includes short and feature-length films dedicated to a variety of themes such as visual arts, architecture, dance, performances, urban art, and multimedia art, along with portraits of artists. Several works are also dedicated to Canadian indigenous productions and cultures.

FIFA is dedicated to the international promotion and distribution of films on art and media arts. For four decades, it has been committed to increasing the knowledge and appreciation of art among the public, promoting the work of artists in the fields of cinema, video, and visual arts, and also encouraging the production and diffusion of art films.

Screening schedule

7 October
Introduction by Philippe Del Drago, Executive and Artistic Director of The International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA)
Mobilize by Caroline Monnet, 2015, Canada, 3', without dialogues
La pomme by Katharine Nequado, 2017, Canada, 2', ov: French; st: English
BOOKANIMA: Andy Warhol by Shon Kim, 2019, United States / South Korea, 4', ov: English
Symposium / In the Distance by Luigi Capasso, 2020, Canada, 11', ov: Italian; st: English
J’ai retrouvé Christian B. by Alain Fleischer, 2020, France, 87', ov: French; st: English

8 October
Over the Top by Justine Cappelle, 2020, Belgium, 21', ov: Dutch; st: English
Wearing my Culture by Olivia Lya Thomassie, 2018, Canada, 3', without dialogues; st: English
Mary Bauermeister – One and One is Three by Carmen Belaschk, 2020, Germany / United States, 102', ovo: English and German; st: English

9 October
Nikamowin by Kevin Lee Burton, 2007, Canada, 11', vo: English
BODY PLACE IMAGE by Gigisha Abashidze, 2020, United States / Georgia, 32', ov: English, Georgian; st: English
[The Black Man in the Cosmos] by Kitoko Diva, 2020, France / United Kingdom, 18', ov: French and English; st: French and English
Playback by Agustina Comedi, 2019, Argentina, 14', ov: Spanish; st: English
We Are Not Princesses by Bridgette Auger and Itab Azzam, 2018, United Kingdom / United States, 74', ov: Arabic; st: English

10 October
The Walking Man by Giulio Boato and Lorenzo Danesin, 2019, Italy, 61', ov: Italian; st: English
Betty Boop Forever by Claire Duguet, 2021, France, 51', ov: French and English; st: English
Comme une vague (Big Giant Wave) by Marie-Julie Dallaire, 2021, Canada, 87', ov: French, English, Dari, Spanish; st: French

"Over the Top" by Justine Cappelle
"Mary Bauermeister – One and One is Three" by Carmen Belaschk
"Wearing my Culture" by Olivia Lya Thomassie