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IIC Bogotà: Italian Cinema Week starts

On the occasion of the exhibition ‘Fare cinema’ promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Italian Cultural Institute of Bogotà has set up a programme of events that will begin with a debate on the film “Ladri di Biciclette” (Bycicle Thieves) by Vittorio de Sica, by Paolo Vignolo. Tomorrow a meeting on the theme “Luchino Visconti: sonata in 4 movimenti” is scheduled. On Wednesday, the debate will be on the film “Roma, città aperta” (Rome, Open City) by Roberto Rossellini, while on Thursday there will be a discussion on “La dolce vita” by Federico Fellini. On Friday, there will be a debate concerning “Medea” by Pier Paolo Pasolini, and on Saturday the festival will close with an event on “Indagine su un Cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto” (Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion) by Elio Petri. In the framework of the festival there will also be a videoconference by Manuel Vitali and Francesco Agostini on “Introduzione audiovisiva alla regia cinematografica attraverso le emozioni” (Audio-visual introduction to film direction through emotions). The initiatives can be followed through the YouTube channel of the Italian Cultural Institute of Bogotá ( Finally, as part of the Italian Film Week, the Institute and the virtual cinema Cineplex will launch the film “Momenti di trascurabile felicità” (Moments of negligible happiness) by director Daniele Luchetti.