First ever Italian-Azerbaijan Film Festival is fast approaching

24 January 2019 17:09 (UTC+04:00)

By Laman Ismayilova

First ever Italian-Azerbaijan Film Festival is fast approaching.

The festival will take place in Baku on January 25-30, Trend Life reported.

The project aims to promote cinematic language in two countries, its history and evolution.

The festival is organized by the Imago Group and Sandro Teti Editore, the United Culture Center, with the support of the Culture Ministry of Azerbaijan.

The film screenings are divided into three parts - Italian, Azerbaijani and international.

Winners will be awarded with specially prepared "Zoroaster Award".

The chairman of the jury of the Zoroaster Prize is Remo Girone, an actor known throughout the post-Soviet space as the performer of the role of Tano Cariddi in the television series about the Italian mafia "Sprut" , artistic director of the festival is filmmaker and screenwriter Claudio Rossi Massimi.

Guests of the festival will be actors and directors from around the world. The festival program includes seminars, creative debates, meetings.

Media partners of the event are Azernews.az, Trend.az, Day.az, Milli.az.

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