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Lo schermo dell’arte Film Festival is part of the second edition of Secret Florence – a special event of Estate Fiorentina realized by Comune di Firenze in collaboration with Pitti Immagine – and presents the film Manifesto, directed by German artist Julian Rosefeldt starring Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett.

June 16, 2017 at 9.00 pm
Cinema La Compagnia
Via Cavour 50 / R, Florence

Original language with Italian subtitles
Free admission until full capacity, booking compulsory

Lo schermo dell’arte Film Festival partecipa alla seconda edizione di Secret Florence – evento speciale dell’Estate Fiorentina realizzato dal Comune di Firenze in collaborazione con Pitti Immagine – e presenta il film Manifesto, scritto e diretto dall’artista tedesco Julian Rosefeldt e interpretato dal Premio Oscar Cate Blanchett.


by Julian Rosefeldt, Germania, Australia 2017, 95′

The Communist Manifesto narrated by a homeless, dadaist’s mottos played by a widow during a funeral oration, Dogma 95 described by a school teacher to her students. 13 distinct characters celebrate artistic movements in different scenarios, through a witty collage of famous manifestos from the 20th century written by Rosefeldt and interpreted by Oscar-winning Australian actress Cate Blanchett.
The film premiered at the Biografilm Festival – International Celebration of Lives 2017, will be distributed in Italy on November 20, 2017 by I Wonder Pictures/Unipol Biografilm Collection.

Secret Florence is part of the “Programma Speciale Fiere Pitti Immagine 2017” (Special Fair Programme at Pitti Immagine 2017) promoted by the Centro di Firenze per la Moda Italiana (Florence Centre for Italian Fashion) and supported by Mise (Ministero Sviluppo Economico – Ministry for Economical Development) and Agenzia Ice as part of the general support project for Italian fairs and the Made in Italy brand.