“WORLD’S LARGEST CEDAR BUCKET”. It is the opening of the film “Big Significant Things”, which tells the journey of a twenty-six-year-old boy escaping from his future. In San Francisco, waiting for him there is his girlfriend. We never see her face, but we only hear her voice through their several phone calls.
Eau Zoo, della regista belga Emilie Verhamme, è un’opera prima tanto affascinante, quanto contorta. Fa parte della sezione Festa Mobile, una delle più ampie e varie di tutto il Festival.
“Eau zoo”, a film by Belgian director Emilie Verhamme, is certainly a both fascinating and intricate work. It belongs to the section “Festa Mobile”, one of the widest and most various of the Festival.
La straordinaria performance diretta dall’artista newyorkese Josephine Decker inaugura la nuova collaborazione della Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo (da anni attenta alla promozione di giovani artisti contemporanei e alla contaminazione di linguaggi tra le arti) con il Torino Film Festival, che a riconoscimento del nuovo legame le ha intitolato il 2º Premio del Concorso (7000 euro).
Article by: Alisa Marghella
Translation by: Giulia Magazzù
The amazing performance directed by New Yorker Josephine Decker launches the new cooperation between the Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Foundation (which has long been paying attention to the promotion of young contemporary artists and to the contamination of artistic languages) and the Torino Film Festival, which entitled the 2nd Prize of Competition (7000 euros) to the Foundation, in acknowledgement of this new bond.
Emanuela Martini is a practical person, focused on the substance of things and not interested in any glamour related to the festival. This is partially why the 32nd edition of the Torino Film Festival has suffered some financial cuts, does not have any big acclaimed stars, nor a red carpet or a godmother of the festival. (although there will be an anti-godmother: Anna Mazzamauro). Therefore, this attitude will perfectly match the personality of the new festival director, who proves to be capable of making these cuts her strong point and an opportunity to prove that, other than films, everything is boredom