More tributes with Wild Roses and Il Boemo as special screening on Tuesday the 24th of January
The fourth day of the Trieste Film Festival will start at the Teatro Miela, with the tribute to Ukrainian women filmmakers represented by the Wild Roses section. And at 2:00 p.m. we will see the short film S’OMA ZMINA by Natalija Il’čuk UA, 2023, 15’(The Seventh Shift), which was inspired by an eponymous short story by Mari-Dari, published in the Ukrainian magazine Chetver. S’oma Zmina is a poetic portrait of a Ukrainian woman who, in a state of complete solitude, has to work four jobs in a semi-abandoned post-industrial city. Then, the documentary PRYVOZ by Eva Nejman, UA, 2021, 72’ will be screened: a film about the life of one of the oldest and largest European markets. Passion on both sides of the counter, loaders’ dreams, hidden fantasies of fish sellers… A security guard and flea market manager share their thoughts about the universe and the meaning of life. The film premiered at Doclisboa in 2021.
Another short movie is scheduled at 3:30 p.m., JA NE CHOTILA ROBYTY FIL’M PRO VIJNU by Nadija Parfan UA – US, 2023, 18’ (I Did not Want to Make a War Film). The story is set in the wake of the invasion of Ukraine, when the Kyïv director finds herself in a small Bedouin village in the Middle East: a place that is warm, safe but far from home. After having a prophetic dream, she decides to return to Kyiv where the conflict is still unfolding. She manages to cross the threshold of her home, but the house itself is forever changed. The subsequent screening will be KOLY PADAJUT’ DEREVA by Marysja Nikitjuk UA – PL – NMK, 2018, 88’ (When the Trees Fall), a fiction feature film set in a godforsaken post-Soviet village, where Larysa falls in love with an attractive young criminal. After he leaves for the city, she is forced to follow the traditional life she has always refused. However, Vitka, her 5-year-old rebellious cousin, holds a secret that could change everyone’s destiny. The film premiered in 2018 at the Berlinale, in the Panorama section.
The screening of CEJ DOŠČ NIKOLY NE SKINČYT’SJA by Alina Horlova UA – LV – D – Q, 2020, 103’ (This Rain Will Never Stop) is scheduled at 6:00 p.m. The film follows 20-year-old Andriy Suleyman as he tries to secure a stable future while navigating the human toll of armed conflict. From the Syrian civil war to strife in Ukraine, Andriy’s existence is framed by the seemingly eternal flow of destroying and rebuilding, life and death. The film won the award for Best First Appearance at IDFA and the Best Feature award at Festival dei Popoli, Florence.
The opening ceremony and the best film critic’s awards 2022 will be presented at the POLITEAMA ROSSETTI at 8:00 p.m. with the screening of L’ESTATE È FINITA – APPUNTI SU FURIO, the latest work of Laura Samani I, 2023, 15’ (End of Summer – Notes on Furio). When summer ends, there is always a feeling of loss. A woman embarks on a journey through the memories of her past summers, hoping to find her lost love – or maybe herself.
Afterwards, the Italian premiere of IL BOEMO by Petr Václav CZ – I – SK, 2022, 140’ will be screened. The adventures of the great 18th century composer Josef Mysliveček, at the time more sought after than Mozart by Italian courts and theatres. The film premiered at San Sebastian IFF 2022. It’s the Czech Republic’s official entry for the Academy Awards.
The audience will find the Photo-reportage from Ukraine by Oleksandr Rupeta DA NOI É SEMPRE FESTA (EVERLASTING HOLIDAY) at Double Room (Monday > Friday 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.), the exhibition SGUARDI. 100 ANNI DI ALIDA VALLI (GAZES. ALIDA VALLI’S 100th ANNIVERSARY) at Casa del Cinema e Teatro Miela (Monday > Friday 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.) and the exhibition DIVE, DIVNE, DIVINE Actresses that have crossed borders by Cizerouno at the gallery Cavò (Tuesday > Saturday 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)