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The 5th International Documentary Festival Visioni dal Mondo, Immagini dalla Realtà will be held in Milan, 12 – 15 September 2019.
Two locations have been chosen by the Festival for the fifth edition: the Litta Theater, one of the most significant works of Milan architecture, and the Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology, the largest museum of science and technology in Italy and one of the most important in Europe and in the world, already home to one of last year’s section.

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The Festival also for its fifth edition has chosen two locations symbol of Milan culture: the Litta Theater, one of the most significant works of Lombard architecture, and the Leonardo da Vinci National Science and Technology Museum, the largest museum of science and technology in Italy and one of the programme’s sections of the last edition of the Festival.

The Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology

The Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology, founded in 1953, is today one of the largest technical and scientific museums in Europe. Immersed in the cloisters of a sixteenth century Olivetan monastery, it extends for about 50,000 square meters. It is the Museum where you can discover exhibitions and interactive workshops dedicated to energy, materials, communication, transport, food and particle physics, and where you can visit the world’s most important collection of historical models built from drawings by Leonardo da Vinci. The ‘Auditorium’ where the screening will take place preserves the elegance of the original structure of the ‘50s, enhancing it with the introduction of technical equipment and innovative furnishings. It has a capacity of 234 seats.
 

The Litta Theater

The Litta is the oldest theater in activity in Milan; located in the historic center, occupies a wing of the noble Arese Litta, whose construction took place in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Palazzo Litta, today considered one of the most significant works of late Lombard Baroque architecture, represented, until the end of the last century, one of the liveliest cultural, political and economic centers of the city. The Litta Theatre, with a capacity of 200 seats will be equipped with the most professional cinematographic equipment.

The 5th edition of the International Documentary Festival Visioni dal Mondo, Immagini dalla Realtà, the annual event with the ‘cinemà du reel’ produced by the company FRANKIESHOWBIZ, announces the dates of the 2019 edition: September 12-15, in Milan.

Two locations chosen by the Festival for the fifth edition: the Litta Theatre, one of the most significant Milan architecture, and the Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology, the largest museum of science and technology in Italy and one of the most important in Europe and in the world, already home to one of the sections of the last edition of the Festival.

The directors are already working at the new edition’s programme and sections: the competition ‘Stories from the contemporary world’, constitutes the core of the Festival, aimed at young independent Italian filmmakers, the International Panorama section with the Italian premieres of a selection of the most recent and most awarded international feature documentaries, and the Italian non competitive section.

Also the Industry section, Visioni Incontra, has been confirmed and it will take place at the Litta Theatre on the first two Festival’s days, on September 12-13. Visioni Incontra is reserved for those with accredited invitations, industry executives and professionals.

The Festival will transform Milan, for four days, in the feature documentary capital, offering to a passionate audience  the opportunity to reflect on the contemporary world through the original narration of the “cinema du reel”. The Festival mission is to promote in Italy and abroad the Italian production of high quality feature documentaries, and to find financing and discover new talents.