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Pippo Delbono presents "Vangelo"



Pippo Delbono presents

On the occasion of the 7th edition of Cinema Made in Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute hosts a talk with Italian actor and director Pippo Delbono, whose film Vangelo will be screened on the fifth day of the festival, Sunday 5 March.

Vangelo, presented at Venice Film Festival in 2016 in the framework of “Giornate degli Autori”, shows Pippo Delbono visiting a centre where refugees come to seek asylum. He shares their everyday lives, between painful memories and an uncertain future. Slowly but surely, the refugees open up to Pippo, telling him their stories. A relationship of trust emerges and gives Pippo the idea to bring them to the stage in a Gospel. Thus fulfilling a promise he made to his mother before she died.

Delbono, in conversation with Monica Capuani and Matteo Marelli, will talk about Vangelo and other his works in cinema and theatre. The event will be concluded by a Q&A session open to the audience.

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Pippo Delbono, author, actor and director, was born in Varazze in 1959. In the early 80s he founded the Compagnia Pippo Delbono, with which he made all his shows, from Il tempo degli assassini (1987) to Orchidee (2013). His theatrical works have won many awards and have been put on the stage in more than fifty countries. He also directed several films like Guerra (2003), La paura (2009), Amore carne (2011) and Sangue (2013) which premiered in prestigious film festivals such as Venice Film Festival and Locarno Film Festival. As an actor he worked in many films including I Am Love by Luca Guadagnino, Me and You by Bernardo Bertolucci, Goltzius and the Pelican Project by Peter Greenaway.

Monica Capuani is a freelance cultural journalist for important Italian magazines such as L’Espresso, L’Europeo, Io Donna, Elle. She is also a literary translator from English and French, having translated more than seventy novels so far, and of English and American Drama, bringing several books to the stage, most recently The Pride by Alexi Kaye Campbell, directed and interpreted by Luca Zingaretti.

Matteo Marelli is a film critic and curator for Filmmaker Festival. He is a film editor for “Cineforum” and “UZAK”, and also writes for “Enciclopedia Treccani”, the international magazine “Studi Pasoliniani”, the weekly “Film Tv”, the newspaper “il manifesto”, the online magazine “Gli Spietati”. He is also the author of film essays in several anthologies.

Cinema Made in Italy is a showcase of the latest Italian cinema dedicated to the London audience, taking place at Ciné Lumière from 1 - 5 March 2017. Organized by Cinecittà – Istituto Luce in collaboration with the Institut Français Royaume-Uni and the Italian Cultural Institute. Further info and tickets here.


Data: Sab 4 Mar 2017

Orario: Alle 17:00

Organizzato da : ICI London

In collaborazione con : Istituto Luce Cinecittà

Ingresso : Libero


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