In the eyes of the other 5.0 – CINEFORUM

5.0 because we are at the fifth edition of this review with which we challenged ourselves to invite the communities of foreign citizens or of foreign origin who live in Agrigento and its province to introduce themselves and tell themselves to all the others, agrigentini of each nation. With always different results, mirror of the cultural originality of each, of the migratory history of each group and of the development phase in which we have crossed it, in recent years our fellow citizens from Eritrea and Ethiopia, Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco, Nigeria, China, Albania, Venezuela, West Africa, Bangladesh welcomed our invitation and told us about their lands and themselves, generating new relationships that have crossed the boundaries of intercultural evenings.

In the eyes of the other 5.0, because it is the development of the web that still needs to take place and which aims to allow web communications as it interacts in the real world. In these 5 years we have proposed the Interculture of meat, made up of people, meetings and roads traveled together. Nothing can ever replace the face, the voice, the flavor, the embrace with the other but today we have the opportunity to say that exceptional circumstances such as happens or, simply, our life as migrants, do not use to steal the wealth of our encounters past and future.

Then even in times of epidemic, thanks to the collaboration with the Arci club “John Belushi” in Agrigento and “Spazio Temenos, and through the tools that technology makes available to us, we do not give up putting” In the eyes of the other “. indications found at the bottom of the page.

Here is the schedule: On Tuesday April 28th we meet Brazil with the biographical film Pelé. Directed by Jeff and Michael Zimbalist, for the first time we chose a film not produced in Brazil but that our Brazilian friends appreciated for their ability to capture their country and the story of the legendary champion Edson Arantes do Nascimento. In the debate that will follow the screening, the Brazilian community helps us understand the most controversial aspects and will answer our questions.

Thursday 30 April we meet Romania with the comedy Il Tesoro. Work by Corneliu Porumboiu, passed to Cannes 2015 in the selection A certain regard. A slender and polite film, minimalist in the screenplay and in the shots, Il Tesoro introduces us to a different Romania from the one we imagine. After the screening of the film, some Romanian friends help us to discover their country. Click me for directions to participate. This year the difficulties related to the availability of streaming films, we are forced to give up seeing the films in the original language with Italian subtitles.