As part of “Fare Cinema – 1st Week of Italian Cinema in the World“, the Italian Cultural Institute in Madrid has organised three events from 22 and 24 May focusing on the “trades of the cinema” with film director Riccardo Milani, architects and set designers Lucia Nigri and Alexia De Vito from Mia Market. “Fare Cinema” (“Making Films”) is an initiative promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in partnership with the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism and is aimed at promoting high-quality Italian film productions worldwide. The project falls under the “Italian Way of Life” Integrated Promotion Plan and is dedicated to the many “trades of the cinema”, including all those professions – actors, film directors, screenwriters, cinematographers, set designers, composers, costume designers, makeup artists, editors, special effect specialists, etc. – which go to make up the complex film making machine that, both in front of and behind the camera, contribute to the success of our cinema in Italy and abroad.
8:00 p.m. – Screening of the feature film Do You See Me? (Scusate se esisto) (106’) directed by Riccardo Milani.
Followed by: public meeting with the film director.
11:00 a.m. – Public meeting with Lucia Nigri in “The Job of Set Designer: from the cinema to television”
Followed by: Screening of the feature film Couch Potatoes (Gli sdraiati) (120’) directed by Francesca Archibugi.
12:30 p.m. – Public meeting with Alexia De Vito in “Make your film with Italy. Development and Co-production Opportunities: Mia Market”
Followed by: Screening of the documentary Cinque mondi (67’) directed by Giancarlo Soldi.