Monday, 7 February
This screening session features 2 films. All films are English spoken and/or English subtitled.
The Cinema (Tour & Taxis)
Rue Picard 5/7
Reservations are not required, but advised. Reserve your tickets here.
A face mask and CST (proof of full vaccination) will be required.
MY FATHER’S NAPLES (ITALY) BY ALESSIA BOTTONE
Giuseppe used to stare at the horizon as if there was something liberating about it. His daughter Alessia, the director of this film, would often see him staring out the window like that, wondering what could attract his attention so intensely. Giuseppe’s story revolves around the themes of exile and fear of the unknown, which bind Italy’s 20th century migrants, cardboard suitcases in hand, to today’s migrants landing on the country’s southern coast. As the train devours the rails mile after mile, Alessia comes to understand what her father was thinking and seeing: his memories. The return to Naples becomes the opportunity to tell his life’s journey and thus discover her own origins. Because no matter how far we go, we always come back to where it all began. Running time: 00:20:00
HUMANIZATION (SWEDEN) BY GIULIO MUSI
Anna lost her child in an accident. Estranged from mundane life she has stopped feeling physical pain. Numb, she decides to end her life throwing herself out of a window. Miraculously, Anna survives and wakes up in a nursing home where she befriends a nurse and a young boy. Slowly Anna starts to create meaning to her existence in the hope of being able to carry on living. But how does this created meaning relate to the actual reality? Anna seems to struggle with how to perceive her surroundings. Running time: 01:24:00
Official selection International Film Festival of India.