Palazzo Grassi invites The International Festival of Films on Art

Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi
06/10 - 09/10/2022


From Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 October 2022
Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi
Palazzo Grassi invites The International Festival of Films on Art

In collaboration with The International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA), Montreal, the Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi presents an exclusive selection of films. The programming includes short and feature-length films dedicated to a variety of themes such as visual arts, architecture, dance, performances, urban art, and multimedia art, along with portraits of artists. Several works are also dedicated to Canadian indigenous productions and cultures.

FIFA is dedicated to the international promotion and distribution of films on art and media arts. For four decades, it has been committed to increasing the knowledge and appreciation of art among the public, promoting the work of artists in the fields of cinema, video, and visual arts, and also encouraging the production and diffusion of art films.

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Thursday 6
FIFA Award Winners & Venice Special Screening. A selection of 3 award winners from the last edition of FIFA, including a screening in homage to Venice.
6.30 pm
Introduction by Philippe Del Drago, director of FIFA, with the filmmaker Alain Fleischer.
Yollotl by Fernando Colin Roque, 2020, 17'

7 pm
Les oliviers, piliers du temps by Alain Fleischer, 2020, 12'

7.30 pm
Introduction by the filmmaker Elia Romanelli
Venice altrove by Elia Romanelli, 2020, 62'

Friday 7
Focus on Bêka & Lemoine. from a selection of films that were first presented as part of a Bêka & Lemoine retrospective on FIFA's streaming platform, ARTS.FILM, in June 2022, curated by Giovanna Borasi, director of the Canadian Center for Architecture.
6.30 pm
Introduction by the filmmaker Louise Lemoine
Moriyama-San by Bêka & Lemoine, 2017, 63'

8 pm
Selling Dreams by Bêka & Lemoine, 2016, 23'

8.30 pm
The Infinite Happiness by Bêka & Lemoine, 2015, 85'

Saturday 8
Saturday Dance Night. A program of short dance films.
5.30 pm
Echo by Edourd Lock, 2021, 23'
Wata by Ronan Mckenzie & Joy Yamusangie, 2020, 13'
Crow by Louis-Martin Charest, 2022, 8'
Alice au pays by Laurent Goldring, 2021, 11'
Sokinaa' Passkaan by Taylor Crowspreadshiswings, 2020, 4'
Political Mother: The Final Cut by Hofesh Shechter, 2021, 36'
When Dreaming Molly by Louis-Martin Charest, 2022, 9'
At Lake by Mistaya Hemingway, 2022, 13'
Come Rain or Shine by Justyne, Sze-Yeung Li, 2019, 12'
Sneak Up by Raymond Caplin, 2020, 3'
Enracinée by Annie Leclair, 2020, 7'
The Rain by Pontus Lidberg, 2007, 28'

Sunday 9
Arts. A selection of films about visual arts.
5.15 pm
Sergio Larrain, The Eternal Moment by Sebastián Moreno, 2021, 83'
6.45 pm
CY DEAR by Andrea Bettinetti, 2018, 92'
8.30 pm
Magone - A Study on "The Crossroads of Fate" by Atsushi Tanabe, 2021, 96'

Access to the event
Admission is free until capacity is reached.
Doors open 20 minutes before the beginning of the event. Members can access the Teatrino 30 minutes before the start of the event.
Please check here the safety guidelines to access to the Teatrino.