AN INVITATION TO THE 9th INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FILM SOCIETIES
Matera, Italy: June 13th - June 16
26th April 2006
AN INVITATION FROM
FEDERAZIONE ITALIANA DEI CIRCOLI DEL CINEMA
in Association with INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF FILM SOCIETIES
9th INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FILM SOCIETIES /
FESTIVAL INTERNAZIONALE DEI CIRCOLI DEL CINEMA
Matera, Italy: June 13th - June 16th 2007
Including a Programme of Prize winning “Don Quijote” films from international film festivals and a Children’s programme of films.
Don Quijote LifeTime Awards 2007: Ken Loach (in cooperation with British Federation of Film Societies); Award Ceremony: Wednesday 13th June;
Cineclub New Network: like last year it wants to screen fiction and documentary films mostly short (anyway no longer than 60’ and in video format), 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. Every film selected must be in digital format and with english subtitles.
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 described.
Here is a form to select a film:
Title of the film:
Other informations for the catalogue:
I hope all of you will select a film.
The deadline for sending this form by e mail is 15th May. No guarancy of being in the program can be given after this date!
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.
CINE SUR: a presentation of Cine Sur Project (by Julio Lamana and Gabriel Rodriguez) and catalogue will take place and a Forum about all the Iffs distribution projects future actions will be organised!
Further details of the programme will be found later on the festival website (it’s working progress, being a new one): http://www.cineclubfilmfestival.info
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING:
A meeting of the Executive Committee will be organised, as planned in Rieti meeting, during the Festival, and most probably on Thursday 14th afternoon. Detyails and final decision will be discussed by e mail among the Committee members!
Film Market for Film Societies and Non Profit Cinemas
After eight editions, the International Festival of Film Societies has become an essential international event for the cultural exhibition area. The 9th edition of the festival will take place from 13th to 16th June 2007 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. FINAL INFORMATION ABOUT IT WILL BE SENT OUT LATER.
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. Other special guests will receive a letter of invitation directly from the Festival.
Delegates of Iffs members,associate or full,are entitled to receive the above described conditions only! Who is not yet member can apply to be member in the same time of sending the application form to attend the Festival!The membership fee will be counted in the Festival support directly in this case.
For Regional Groups Secretaries:the average of the ticket rembursment has to be of 1000 Euro.
Very Important:this year the Festival asks to send the flight details desired and the tickets will be sent from Italy!
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.
Festival shuttle will be guaranteed to the delegates from and to Bari or other arrival points nearby.Sorry for some troubles caused last year by this sector of the organisation!
PLEASE FILL THE INVITATION FORM BELOW AND SEND IT BACK
For more detailed travel information, please contact the festival office at 00390835240481; directly to Paolo Minuto 00393483258841 (work) or 00393483181832 (private)(mobile phone numbers).
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FILM SOCIETIES
FESTIVAL INTERNAZIONALE DEI CIRCOLI DEL CINEMA
Matera, Italy: 13th – 16th June 2007
NAME OF FEDERATION
NAME OF DELEGATE
Date of Arrival
Date of Departure
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 for Visa requests AT THE LATEST by 5th May and to ensure accommodation at the latest by 20th May ;
Festival Internazionale dei Circoli del Cinema
c\o Federazione Italiana dei Circoli del Cinema via Nomentana 427
I-00162 Roma, ITALY
email : firstname.lastname@example.org ; email@example.com
FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DES CINÉ-CLUBS FICC
INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF FILM SOCIETIES IFFS