CinemAperitivo- Italian Moments
To Be a Dog
Uliano Paolozzi Balestrini Italy 2010 3:49 min poem: Basta Cani Nanni Balestrini
The human condition of being a "dog" is explained at the peak of a nervous breakdown.
Down Comes the Rain
Antonello Faretta Italy 2008 14:24 min english poem: Down Comes the Rain John Giorno
The poet appears at the windows of memory and dream and dances between reality and imagination.
Everyone Gets Lighter
Antonello Faretta Italy 2007-2008 3:52 min english poem: Everyone Gets Lighter John Giorno
It's not what happens that's important, but how you handle it.
Elena Chiesa Italy 2008 00:51 min poem: La ferita Elena Chiesa
A loud cry of pain that you can see but not hear. A symbolic wound in the feminine identity, that can be the source of life, but also death and pain.
Lai of Reasoning Slowly
Giacomo Verde Italy 2008 10:30 min poem: Lai del Ragionare Lento Lello Voce
The "Lai" is a Medieval poetic form, a long wail that often addresses love or political issues.
Elena Chiesa Italien 2008 4:41 min english poem: More Felix Dennis
About the disparity between less and more
Antonio Poce Italy 2005 5 min Gpoem: Due haiku per Nuvolari Giovanni Fontana
A shining sabre that cuts across the atmospheres of dreaming and the rarefied vibrations of the voice to celebrate a legendary race driver.
Simone Massi France / Italy 2009 8 min poem: Nuvole, Mani Simone Massi
I watch the hands of my father, the clouds of my mother; I see the passing of time that colours us with the yellow of flowers.
Andrea Gregori Germany / Italy 2010 3:19 min poem: L' Oscuro Elisabetta Abbondanza
Darkness hides things that live differently to things in light, that think differently, that invent light and colours.
Quinto Ficari Italy 2009-2010 3:53 min poem: Piromane Gabriele Peritore
About the loss of imposed religion, inherited social traditions and the inner pain that leads to the rediscovery of individual spirituality and independence.
Antonio Poce Italy 2009 5:30 min poem: PNEUMASTOLFO Giovanni Fontana
A flash-opera that integrates visions and writings, speed and slowness, spiritual consolidation and the transparencies of the body.
Elena Chiesa Italy 2008 1:13 min poem: Polifemi Elena Chiesa
The Cyclops, and the way love transforms us and our partner. Our intimacy with the other. The way we open and close our doors to him.
Elena Chiesa Italy 2008 00:43 min poem: Il punto dopo di te Elena Chiesa
The discovery of happiness. The moment in which we take a step back from ourselves and from the small things that get in the way of us enjoying life.
Anna Marziano France / Italy 2010 2:06 min poem: La veglia Anna Marziano
Inspired by the recent Italian situation, an exploration of the relationship between individual space and a media system whose symbols will finally replace reality.