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“As Inside a Mirror – Italy viewed from outside Italy”, competition for young filmmakers.

The Dante Alighieri Society, on the occasion of the 17th edition of the Week of Italian Language in the World (which this year is focusing on the subject “Italian at the cinema, Italian in the cinema”), being promoted by the Directorate-General of the Country System of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in collaboration with the Swiss Confederation, gives young emerging filmmakers, aged between 18 and 26 years of all nationalities, the opportunity to participate with a short film of theirs in the film competition on the subject: “As inside a mirror. Italy viewed from outside Italy”

Using every means available, from smartphones and tablets, to professional cameras, the participants will have to produce a film about Italy and its different aspects, including art, fashion, landscape, cooking, language, history and other peculiarities that contribute most to conveying the idea of our country around the world (“Italsympathy”).

The first prize consists in a trip to Rome to visit Cinecittà historic studios and the town views of open film locations.

Contestants must send their works by 15th September 2017 to, clearly mentioning “Competition AS INSIDE A MIRROR – Italy viewed from outside Italy” in the subject field of the email and providing in the body of the text their name, surname, date of birth, phone number and link to the film produced (if you are member of the Dante Alighieri Society please write down the Committee you belong to and your membership card number).

The jury will be comprised of one representative of the Dante Alighieri Society, one of the MAECI, one of the MiBACT (Cinema General Management), one of the Swiss Embassy in Italy and one of Radio RAI3 (Hollywood Party broadcast).

More information on the competition are available on the Dante Alighieri Society website.

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