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Celebrating Cinematic Brilliance at Moviemov Italian Film Fest 2024 in Bangkok

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Bangkok’s Moviemov Italian Film Fest 2024 dazzles with the opening of “C’è Ancora Domani,” celebrating female empowerment. This cultural event, supported by Italy and Thailand, showcases Italian cinema, including works by Ferzan Ozpetek.

Bangkok, Thailand – Amidst an aura of anticipation and elegance, the red carpet was unfurled to welcome esteemed guests and cinephiles alike to the grand opening of the Moviemov Italian Film Fest on February 27, 2024. The spotlight illuminated the much-anticipated screening of the critically acclaimed film “C’è Ancora Domani” (There’s Still Tomorrow), a poignant portrayal of female empowerment, commencing at 7:40 PM. As attendees took their seats, the stage was set for an enchanting evening of cinematic excellence. Adding a personal touch to the experience, a special program beckoned guests to engage directly with the talented actors behind the captivating films showcased this year, promising unique insights and unforgettable encounters.

Inaugurated by the Italian Embassy in Thailand and the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce (TICC), the Moviemov Italian Film Fest at House Samyan in Bangkok marks its XIII edition. With the support of the General Direction of Cinema and Ministry of Culture, and in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in Bangkok, this event, conceived by Goffredo Bettini and organized by Associazione Culturale Playtown Roma, promises to captivate audiences from February 27th to March 1st, 2024.

This year, the festival pays homage to the Turkish-Italian film director Ferzan Ozpetek with the screening of the restored copy of “The Turkish Bath – Hamam” and two of his most iconic films, “The Ignorant Fairies,” and “Loose Cannons.” The opening film, “C’è Ancora Domani,” a blockbuster comedy by Paola Cortellesi, sets the stage for a cinematic journey filled with laughter and introspection. Accompanied by esteemed guests such as Vinicio Marchioni and actress Milena Mancini, the festival promises an immersive experience into the world of Italian cinema.

Before the cinematic presentations, H.E. Paolo Dionisi, the esteemed Ambassador of Italy, and Mr. Federico Cardini, President of the Thai Italian Chamber of Commerce, graced the stage with their words, emphasizing the celebration of Italian culture and the strong connection between Italy and Thailand.

To enrich the festival’s program, industry-focused activities were curated to encourage the promotion of new Italian cinema abroad, particularly in South-East Asia. These activities included B2B sessions, masterclasses, and meetings with festival guests, further fostering cultural and commercial exchanges.

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Attend the Moviemov Italian Film Fest:

Admission: Free! Secure your tickets on a first-come, first-served basis at House Samyan one hour before each screening.

Dates: February 27th – March 1st, 2024

Location: House Samyan Midtown

Experience the transformative power of film as the Moviemov Italian Film Fest presents 10 meticulously curated Italian films, spanning recent releases and timeless classics. From the breathtaking 4K restoration of Ozpetek’s seminal work, “Hamam” (1997), to engaging Q&A sessions with acclaimed director Ferzan Ozpetek, the festival offers a captivating journey through Italian cinema. Delve into cinematic treasures and explore diverse genres, from comedy-drama to social commentary and historical fiction, promising something to captivate every cinephile’s imagination.

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