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PROGRAM - Special Focus - Modern Italian Cinema: Regeneration Movement

Modern Italian Cinema: Regeneration Movement

Mediterranea

DIRECTOR Jonas CARPIGNANO Modern Italian Cinema: Regeneration Movement구분없음
Nation Italy 2015107minDCPcolor Fiction
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Overview

Two best friends journey across desert and sea from Burkina Faso to Southern Italy. But when they arrive in Rosarno, a vicious attack on the migrant community explodes into a full-blown riot.

Program Schedule

Code Date Time Theater Info Ticket
134 2017. 04. 28 17:30 MEGABOX Jeonju(Gaeksa) 7
HEK15
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413 2017. 05. 01 11:30 MEGABOX Jeonju(Gaeksa) 7
HEK15
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847 2017. 05. 05 17:30 MEGABOX Jeonju(Gaeksa) 7
HEK15
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  • Review

    Mediterranea is a social conscious film about the African immigrants. The exodus of African has become an important subject in recent Italian films. While Fire at Sea(2015) by Gianfranco Rosi deals with it as a documentary, Mediterranea deals with it hyper-realistically. Ayiva and Abas leave their home, Burkina Faso, for Italy. They endure the harsh journey in hopes of a better life. The two have different desires. Abas fancies the European women on Facebook while Ayiva is more interested in making money. When they arrive in Italy, however, they face the inhospitality, the unfriendly community, and the rage of the immigrants. Mediterranea is about the illusion of paradise following the journey of suffering. The scenery of failed ´Italian Dream´ depicts the dangerous barrier between individuals and community. [JANG Byungwon]

  • Credit

    Director Jonas CARPIGNANO
    Screenplay Jonas CARPIGNANO
    Producer Alexander AKOKA, Philippe AKOKA, Jason Michael BERMAN, Chris COLUMBUS
    Cinematography Wyatt GARFIELD
    Editor Affonso GONCALVES, Nico LEUNEN
    Music Benh ZEITLIN, Dan ROMER
    Cast Koudous SEIHON, Pomodoro, Alassane SY, Paolo SCIARRETTA, Aisha

Director

Jonas CARPIGNANO

He is a filmmaker based in Gioia Tauro. His short film A CHJANA(2011), won the Best Short Film at the 68th Venice IFF and was awarded a Nastro D’Argento-Special Mention from the Association of Italian Film Critics. He was an alum of the 2012 Sundance Screenwriters & Directors Lab, and the recipient Sundance/Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award. His debut feature film is Mediterranea, selected at La Semaine de la Critique at Cannes IFF.