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AN INVITATION TO THE 8TH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FILM SOCIETIES, Matera, Italy June 12-17 2006


Matera, Italy has lent its scenery to several well known films. The 8. festival of film societies takes place here in june 2006

20th March 2006

AN INVITATION FROM
FEDERAZIONE ITALIANA DEI CIRCOLI DEL CINEMA
in Association with INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF FILM SOCIETIES
 

to the

8th INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FILM SOCIETIES /
FESTIVAL INTERNAZIONALE DEI CIRCOLI DEL CINEMA

Matera, Italy: June 12th - June 17th 2006 
 
Including a Programme of Prize winning "Don Quijote" films from international film festivals and a Children's programme of films.

From this year the Don Quijote winners section will be competitive and each delegate will have right to vote to decide the awards.


Even this year the IFFS will award a Film Director important according the Film Societies/Cine Clubs point of view.

Cineclub New Network:
like last year it wants to screen fiction and documentary films mostly short, of filmakers linked in some way to film clubs, that show some particular aspect of each Country in a way the usual news channels don't tell us. The film must be in digital format and with english subtitles. This year we would like to have a particular focus on Human Rights according every point of view! Therefore film with this particular subject will be cordially welcome!
Each Country where film clubs (Film Societies or Cine Clubs) exists or are going to be created, is entitled to select a film made in the way above descibed.

Here is a form to select a film:

Title of the film:
Lenght:
Country:
Director:
Other informations for the catalogue:
I hope all of you will select a film.
The deadline for sending this form by e mail is 5th May.
The films may be sent by mail at Federazione Italiana dei Circoli del Cinema via Nomentana 427 00162 Roma Italy or may be carried by the delegates themselves coming to attend the Festival.
A film will be officially in the Festival program only after a letter of confirmation sent by the Festival direction.


Further details of the programme will be found later on  the festival website:
www.cineclubfilmfestival.org

Film Market for Film Societies and Non Profit Cinemas

After seven editions, the International Festival of Film Societies has become an essential international event for the cultural exhibition area. The 8th edition of the festival will take place from 12th to 17th June 2006 in the Southern Italian city of Matera. The festival is organised by the Federazione Italiana dei Circoli del Cinema (Italian Federation of Film Societies) in cooperation with the International Federation of Film Societies, FICC/IFFS.

The festival is pleased to inform you, that all member federations of FICC/IFFS and Federations of Film Societies or single film societies where a Federation doesn't exist are invited to attend this year's edition. Please look at the conditions of the invitations extended by the festival under "Invitations on Offer".

The festival offers a wide selection of films. This selection carefully follows the programme criteria of  cultural exhibition offered to audiences worldwide through film societies and non profit cinemas. The festival is both a film market and a meeting point. As a film market, the festival promotes films which are to be considered by film societies and non profit cinemas. As a meeting point it offers various possibilities to exchange ideas and to develop cooperation.

THE PRESIDENT OF THE FICC/IFFS MR GIANNI AMELIO SHOULD ATTEND THE FESTIVAL.The conditions of the invitation are as in previous years that is:Accommodation from 12th  to 17th June and meals for one delegate from each federation and in addition every member of the Executive Committee.
For delegates from Europe a travel contribution of 210 Euros will be made by the Festival. For delegates from outside Europe and special guests from countries such as Estonia and the Ukraine, organisers of Children's section etc travel expenses will be guaranteed. These special guests will receive a letter of invitation directly from the Festival.

How to get there 
Matera is very near to Bari airport offering several connecting flights per day from Milan, Rome and sveral international cities. This airport is in International IATA code BRI; the train station four hours from Rome with the fastest train is called Bari Centrale. The Higway Roma-Napoli-Bari is recommended if you wish to come by car.


PLEASE FILL THE INVITATION FORM BELOW AND SEND IT BACKFor more detailed travel information, please contact the festival office at 00390835240481; directly to Paolo Minuto 00393483258841 or 00393483181832 (mobile phone numbers). 
 
INVITATION FORM 
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FILM SOCIETIES
FESTIVAL INTERNAZIONALE DEI CIRCOLI DEL CINEMA
Matera, Italy 12-17 June 2006___________________________________________________________________________
NAME OF FEDERATION

___________________________________________________________________________
NAME OF DELEGATE

___________________________________________________________________________
Date of Arrival

___________________________________________________________________________
Date of Departure

___________________________________________________________________________
By Plane/Train/Car

___________________________________________________________________________
Address


___________________________________________________________________________
Telephone

___________________________________________________________________________
Fax

___________________________________________________________________________
email

___________________________________________________________________________
Date Returned

___________________________________________________________________________

FOR VISA REQUEST please send us all the personal details of the delegate (place and date of birth, job, address, tel number, number, date and place of issue of passport) in order to be helped as better as possible!

Please return this by 15th april for Visa requests AT THE LATEST and by 20th May to ensure accommodation;Return to:
Festival Internazionale dei Circoli del Cinema
c\o Federazione Italiana dei Circoli del Cinema via Nomentana 427
I-00162 Roma, ITALY

email :
info@ficc.it paolominuto@iol.it 

From:
FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DES CINÉ-CLUBS FICC
INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF FILM SOCIETIES IFFS