Notti di Mezza Estate 8th edition

On the occasion of Estate Fiorentina 2017 Lo schermo dell’arte presents a programme of four films: FAME, Thomas Hirschhorn – Gramsci Monument and Women Are Heroes narrate of important contemporary art projects create for peripheral areas of cities or towns far away from large urban centers; and Bill Viola: the Road to Saint’s Pauls is the last film made on the American video artist.

The programme, that will take place on the special frame of Piazzale degli Uffizi, is part of “Apriti Cinema” organized by Quelli della Compagnia.

Download the brochure realized, in collaboration with  IED Istituto Europeo di Design of Florence, by students: Edoardo Antonelli, Flavia Carrara, Cosimo d’Afflitto e Mattia Novia.

Piazzale degli Uffizi, Florence
June 26 and July 3, 10, 17,  2017 at 10.00 pm

Free entrance until capacity is reached
Original language with Italian subtitles

Monday, June 26,  at 10.00 pm
by Giacomo Abbruzzese, Angelo Milano, Italy, France, 2017, 57′
language: Italian, English; subtitles: Italian
In the presence of the authors
The film part of Biografilm Art, Biografilm Festival – International Celebration of Lives 2017, will be distributed by I Wonder Pictures.

Monday, July 13,  at 10.00 pm
Thomas Hirschhorn – Gramsci Monument
by Angelo Alfredo Lüdin, Switzerland, 2015, 94′
language: English, Swiss, German; subtitles: English, Italian

Monday, July 10,  at 10.00 pm
Bill Viola: The Road to St. Paul’s
by Gerald Fox, Regno Unito, 2016, 106′
language: English; subtitles: Italian
In the presence of the author
in collaboration with Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi on the occasion of the exhibition Bill Viola. Electronic Renaissance

The film has been premiered at the Biografilm Festival – International Celebration of Lives 2017.

Monday, July 17,  at 10.00 pm
Women Are Heroes
by JR, France, 2010, 88′
language: French, Portuguese, English, Thai, Indi; subtitles: French and Italian