Thursday October 17

Poor Folk

Ore 15.30 | Cinema PORTOastra | Film in concorso

Italian Premiere
A-Hong and his sister clandestinely cross the borders of Myanmar to reach Thailand. The girl falls into the hands of human traffickers while A-Hong, in the attempt to earn enough money to buy his sister free, rips off Chinese tourists and sells amphetamines to dangerous gangsters. Unusual gangster story where everything revolves around money.

River Water – London to Istanbul

Ore 17.45 | Cinema PORTOastra | Evento speciale

The film recounts Giacomo De Stefano’s two-year journey on a small six-metre boat, from London to Istanbul, to rediscover the ancient river routes and to witness the fundamental importance of preserving water as natural element.

The We and the I

Ore 20.00 | Cinema PORTOastra | Evento speciale

The last day of the year at a high school in the Bronx. students pile on to the usual bus home. Along the way, their different personalities emerge as they struggle in reacting to the attacks and try to defend their individuality. From the director of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and The Science of Sleep.

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

Ore 22.15 | Cinema PORTOastra | Omaggio all'autore

Explorer and documentarist Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) sets off on a new undersea expedition, to hunt down the Jaguar shark who ate his friend during the shooting of their last underwater documentary. His crew is made up of wife Eleanor (Anjelica Huston), a pregnant journalist (Cate Blanchett) and an alleged son (Owen Wilson).