Ten Italian short films will be screened over two days on the Greek island of Leros to promote Italian cinema within the Italian Short Film Festival hosted by the Artemis Association. The event was organised by the Italo-Hellenic Cultural Association (AIAL) in partnership with the Italian Cultural Institute (IIC) in Athens, and promoted by the Italian Short Film Centre in association with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The aim of the film festival is to spread the works of talented young directors through Italy’s cultural institutes and embassies worldwide. The films are in Italian with English subtitles.
Tonight’s screening programme: “Otto” by Murgia and Imbrogno; “Thriller” by Giuseppe Marco Albano; “Gas Station” by Alessandro Palazzi; “La baracca” by De Leo and Di Corato; and “Un uccello molto serio” by Lorenzo Indovina. On programme tomorrow: “Office Kingdom” by Salvatore Centoducati; “America” by Alessandro Stevanon; “Bloodhound” by Tommasi Landucci; “A ciambra” by Jonas Carpignano; and lastly, “ReQuiem” by Valentina Carnelutti.