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Programme of 4 films on free streaming 
A project for the users of the Libraries of the Metropolitan City of Florence

Moving Archive 5th edition is a film dissemination project with which Lo schermo dell’arte intends to explore social, environmental and cultural issues affecting the contemporary world through cinema and contemporary art.

Lo schermo dell’arte presents 4 films for free streaming on the platform Più Compagnia that can be viewed by users of participating libraries from 00:01 on October 20 until 23:59 on October 23, 2022.

Participating libraries:
All libraries belonging to the SDIAF system – Integrated Documentary System of the Florentine Area, Biblioteca Barberino di Mugello, Biblioteca Borgo San Lorenzo, Biblioteca Calenzano, Biblioteca Fiesole, Biblioteca Comunale di Impruneta, Biblioteca Lastra a Signa, Biblioteca Rignano sull’Arno, Biblioteca Scandicci, Biblioteca di Vicchio, La casa del sole e della luna – Biblioteca Londa, Biblioteca San Casciano Val di Pesa, Biblioteca comunale di Fiesole.

The project is realised with the contribution of the Metropolitan City of Florence.

October 20 – 23, 2022

How to view films:
For users registered with the participating libraries, it is possible to access the platform for viewing films by sending an email to

In the e-mail you should state your first and last name, the name of the library and your membership number.

by Kim Longinotto, Ireland, USA 2019, 94′

The film draws an intimate and faithful portrait of the photographer Letizia Battaglia, following her in her efforts to combat the evil of a city of a thousand contradictions, her beloved Palermo.
Recommended reading:
La battaglia delle bambine. Insieme contro la mafia by Simona Dolce (Mondadori, 2021); Mi prendo il mondo ovunque sia. Una vita da fotografa tra passione civile e bellezza by Letizia Battaglia and Sabrina Pisu (Einaudi, 2020)

by Simone Manetti, Italy 2019, 79′

The story of artist Pippa Bacca’s performance Brides on Tour (2008), which tragically ended in Turkey where the artist was brutally murdered.

Recommended reading:
L’abito bianco by Nathalie Léger (La Nuova Frontiera, 2021)

by Susanne Radelhof, Germany 2019, 43′

A tribute to the female figures who contributed to the celebrity of the Bauhaus school, a story about the innovative potential brought by women.
Recommended reading:
La ragazza del Bauhaus by Theresia Enzensberger (Guanda, 2019)

by Renzo Martens, Netherlands, Belgium 2020, 79′

An art centre in the essentiality of the “white cube” is built on a former Unilever plantation in Congo, the final outcome of Dutch artist Renzo Martens’ project.

Recommended reading:
Viaggio al Congo by André Gide (Marsilio, 2022); Congo by David Van Reybrouck (Feltrinelli, 2016)