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AUTHOR EVENT AT THE ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE, LOS ANGELES

AUTHOR EVENT AT THE ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE, LOS ANGELES

Acclaimed Italian novelist Erri De Luca will present his latest book Diavoli Custodi (Feltrinelli, 2017) co-written with architect and designer Alessandro Mendini.

De Luca will be in conversation with world-renowned biologist Paolo Sassone-Corsi (PhD, Director, Center for Epigenetics and Metabolism, UC Irvine School of Medicine ) co-author with De Luca of Ti sembra il caso? (Feltrinelli, 2013) on literature, science and life.

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2017 SEATTLE FILM SUMMIT

2017 SEATTLE FILM SUMMITScreenwriter Alvaro Rodriguez and OH!PEN’s own Michael Avery attended the Seattle Film Summit last weekend.Alvaro Rodriguez’s Workshop: The GPS of Storytelling Wonderful to meet new people.Thank you so much to the SFS Staff for a great...

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2017: WOMEN TAKE CENTER STAGE

2017: WOMEN TAKE CENTER STAGETime Person of the Year: The Silence Breakers #MeTooThe Year of the Woman: 5 Ways Female Filmmakers, Actresses, and Advocates Forever Changed Hollywood in 2017Women Directors From Europe on Their Foreign-Language Films

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WEEKEND REVIEW: SCREENINGS, JAZZ AND FRIENDS

WEEKEND REVIEW: SCREENINGS, JAZZ AND FRIENDSOH!PEN was present for the screening of Venezuela’s Oscar contender for best foreign film, EL INCA. Catching some jazz with saxophonist and composer Daniel Rotem, graduate of the Thelonious Monk Institute, at Sam First Bar....

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ALESSANDRO MENDINI

ALESSANDRO MENDINIAlessandro Mendini and grandson Tommaso (photo credit: Carlo Lavadori). Read more about the new book from Erri De Luca and Alessandro Mendini at Diavoli Custodi.

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ERRI DE LUCA AND MSF

ERRI DE LUCA AND MSF Saving Lives at Sea: Onboard a Migrant Rescue Ship in the Mediterranean | Literary Hub Saving Lives at Sea: Onboard a Migrant Rescue Ship in the Mediterranean At six in the morning, 18 miles off the Libyan coast, Pietro Catania, captain of the...

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ERRI AND NOA: A PRECIOUS FRIENDSHIP.

ERRI AND NOA: A PRECIOUS FRIENDSHIP. ERRI AND NOA: A PRECIOUS FRIENDSHIP. We are very excited to be part of an incredible night of music and inspiration as international recording star, NOA will be performing concert with Erri De Luca, on February 29th in Vicenza,...

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“IF YOU DANCE ALONE YOU CANNOT HEAL”

“IF YOU DANCE ALONE YOU CANNOT HEAL” From NPR “Italy wasn’t a single nation until about 150 years ago, and there are some really fascinating regions that remain distinct. A case in point: the cultural, artistic and linguistic traditions that ground Canzoniere...

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WORKSHOP PEP RAMIS / MAL PELO IN GIRONA

WORKSHOP PEP RAMIS / MAL PELO IN GIRONA Course/Workshop Pep Ramis / Mal Pelo (Workshop ) L’animal a l’esquena (Celrà) From 11/01/2016 to 15/01/2016 Mal Pelo ( Mal Pelo, Pep Ramis ) Pep Ramis offers a workshop where you can experience the mechanisms of action and what...

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FOR FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN ITALY, #IOSTOCONERRI

FOR FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN ITALY, #IOSTOCONERRITurin (Italy) (AFP) – Italian prosecutors called for Erri de Luca, a writer on trial for inciting criminal damage to a controversial high-speed rail link through the Alps, to be thrown behind bars for eight months. Erri De...

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ISCHIA MEMORIES

ISCHIA MEMORIES We are starting our project based on the novel “You, Mine” of Erri De Luca. We thought you could appreciate some memories of that special summer time on the island of Ischia, through old pictures.

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WAITING FOR “TU NON C’ERI”

WAITING FOR “TU NON C’ERI” “Exclusive backstage of the film short” You were not there, “written by Erri De Luca directed by Cosimo Damiano Damato starring Pelù and Brenno Placido, with the participation of the White Guaccero. The film is currently in post-production...

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MONTURA, ARTE SELLA, TREES…

MONTURA, ARTE SELLA, TREES… photo by Enrico Ferri ART AND SADDLE MONTURA STILL TOGETHER TO PROMOTE CULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT An artistic trip into Nature

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JULIAN SANDS SUMMER’S ADVENTURES

JULIAN SANDS SUMMER’S ADVENTURES From Julian: “L just finished the Pennine Way … the longest walk in Britain over the most rugged and desolate areas. Beer and whiskey bog-water … blood blisters and mud … my brother picked me up today ..270 miles later . l camped rough...

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GETTING READY FOR PALM SPRINGS

GETTING READY FOR PALM SPRINGS We are very excited to be part of the American Documentary Film Festival in Palm Springs with our movie “Trees that walk.” Please join us Sunday March 29, 11 am, at Camelot Theaters See you there!  ...

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I CONNECT YOUR GRANDPARENTS

I CONNECT YOUR GRANDPARENTS“I connect your grandparents / Ti connect grandparents” (coming soon). Bringing grandparents and grandchildren away through technology. This is the objective of the web series by Plural | Conversation Agency: the most interesting stories to...

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FIVE SECRETS OF ROME

FIVE SECRETS OF ROME“Five Secrets of Rome / Five Secrets of Rome” (coming soon, december 2014), a commercial for a gourmet restaurant, directed by Valerio Rufo and with the creativeness of Plural | Conversation Agency. The five films want to return a human point of...

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THAT FRIEND OF MINE THAT NONE OF YOU KNOWS

THAT FRIEND OF MINE THAT NONE OF YOU KNOWSThat friend of mine That none of you knows / That my friend that neither of you knows. It’s a comedy movie, cynic and dramatic, by Mauro Mennuni and directed by Massimiliano Camaiti. This is a homage to the true friendship...

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EVA ET LEON

EVA ET LEONJuly 2014: service for the French company ElianeAntonoitte for filming in Rome of Emilie Cherpitel “Eva et Leon”. The work we have done for the French company is: search locations (all locations in old town, with several points estimated machine even from...

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LIMBO

LIMBO Limbo / Limbo (august 2014), co-produced with ZaLab and HIQ. A documentary film written by Matthew Heat, Gustav Hofer, Andrea Segre and directed by Matthew Heat and  Gustav Hofer. A Rtistic contribution of the Erri De Luca Foundation. Imagine suddenly picked up...

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BACKSTAGE YOU MISS ME/MI MANCHI

BACKSTAGE YOU MISS ME/MI MANCHI Video content, (2013), That accompanied the song by Simon and Garfunkel at the 2013 Sanremo Festival, directed by Mauro Mancini.

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HELLDORADO

HELLDORADO “Helldorado”, a web-series written and directed by Clement Meucci. Two unsettled, penniless thirty-year-olds find a substantial quantity of marijuana left behind by Their mysterious room-mate on the run. Initially, Their decision to sell it for a little...

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JAMIL’S ESSAY

JAMIL’S ESSAY “Jamil’s Essay / The theme Jamil” is a short film by Massimo Wertmuller That surveys the major themes of an immigrant child’s desires and aspirations to be Recognized by the country he lives in cui. This yearning is written on the pages of His notebook...

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THE CRIME OF THE SOLDIER

THE CRIME OF THE SOLDIER “The Crime of Soldier / Torto The Soldier”. An elderly Nazi criminal lives in Vienna under a false name and works as a postman. Often he has to deliver mail to the Wiesenthal Center. One day, by chance, he discovers the Jewish Kabbalah and...

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BLUE AUTOMOBILES

BLUE AUTOMOBILES ” Automobiles Blue / Blue Car “(in anticipation for 2015), a web-series written by Gero Giglio and directed by Emanuele Sana That Mocks Italian politics by chronicling the conversations between a member of parliament and his driver.

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WHAT THE PRESS SAYS ABOUT THE NIGHTSHIFT BELONGS TO THE STARS

WHAT THE PRESS SAYS ABOUT THE NIGHTSHIFT BELONGS TO THE STARS What the Press says about The Nightshift Belongs to the Stars. (Edoardo Ponti. 2012. Italy. 23 min.) Senior film critic Kurt Brokaw offers critic’s choices on the shorts program at Tribeca 2013. Think of...

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