Friday October 18

Ruta de la Luna

Ore 14.00 | Cinema PORTOastra | Film in concorso

Introverted Tito has to travel a thousand kilometres across Central America to participate in a Bowling Tournament. His ill and stubborn father insists to go with him, the first time in decades. During their trip, they’ll go through the reasons they remained apart for so long.

Il mio Paese

Ore 15.30 | Cinema PORTOastra | Viaggio in Italia

Starting from Joris Ivens’s 1959 documentary reportage, Italy is Not a Poor Country, Vicari travelled throughout Italy again, from Gela to Marghera, in a period of great crisis. From the director of Diaz and La nave dolce (The Sweet Ship). David di Donatello for Best Documentary in 2007.

Libri e nuvole

Ore 17.45 | Cinema PORTOastra | Film in concorso

In a lost village in the Peruvian Andes, a young girl has been waiting for days for a librarian who walks all the way up carrying the books on her shoulders, with just mountains, sky and clouds around her. Rural Libraries in Peru are made up of a few dozen books that, once read, are exchanged for others between communities. Books walk as people walk.

Aperitif on the terrace

Ore 19.00 | Spazio Detour

The Forgotten Kingdom

Ore 20.00 | Cinema PORTOastra | Film in concorso

Italian Premiere
Atang leaves Johannesburg to return to the remote mountainous village where he was born and where he now must bury his father. There he meets his childhood friend, Dineo, now a radiant young school teacher. Through her, Atang rediscovers the mystical beauty and hardships of the people and land he had forgotten.

Mobile Home

Ore 22.15 | Cinema PORTOastra | Film in concorso

After breaking up with his girlfriend and quitting his job, Simon goes back to his small hometown in the countryside, where he meets up with his old friend Julien. Together they decide to hit the road for an adventurous journey. They buy a huge motorhome, but the trip is delayed by various troubles. On the spot, their motionless trip is nonetheless full of discoveries.

Bottle rocket

Ore 24.00 | Cinema PORTOastra | Omaggio all'autore

Upon his release from a mental hospital, Anthony (Luke Wilson) doesn’t know what to do with himself and joins his even more unstable friend Dignan in a criminal scheme involving the ‘legendary’ Mr Henry. With the help of their neighbour Bob, the two friends manage to start off their plan, which turns out to be far from what anyone expected.
Wes Anderson’s directorial debut.