Category Documentary

Italian Politics for Dummies

What happens when a 23-year-old boy takes part in the elections to become mayor of a big city in the south of Italy and decides to record with a hidden camera everything that happens to him, making his campaign a transparent box? This is the true story of Ismaele, who arrived fourth in the municipal elections in June 2017 in Palermo, the city that has exported the mafia all over the world. The unconscious “actors” of this film are Italian politicians, those who have commanded Italy until yesterday and those who are commanding it today. In the middle of all the real documents a comedy flows, the life of a boy and his cumbersome Italian mother, set in a city that is an open-air set. Everyone will make their own idea of ​​this adventure. In Ismaele it was useful to understand that politics is basically a simple world. It does not matter knowing how to do what you promise, it is important to promise it well. No matter where the votes come from, it matters that they arrive. It does not matter if you say something and do another, and above all it does not matter if it’s true. It matters to say so many times. And then if someone gives you what you want, you give him what he wants. If you do it with a boss it’s an exchange vote, if you do it with those inside the system it’s not called anymore...

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Almost Nothing – CERN: Experimental City

Have you ever wondered where some of the most important human technologies have been designed? The answer is simple: in a cafeteria. In particular in that of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, a real citadel, where the brightest minds from all over the world are confronted every day to change the fate of humanity. From anecdotes about the most daring discoveries – like a little thing called the World Wide Web – to the first girl-band appeared on the web (Les Horribles Cernettes, ça va sans dire), one observes with passion and irony a scientific community at work...

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Friedkin Uncut

William Friedkin is one of the most influential directors of New Hollywood. He traces his career and personal history starting from the many masterpieces realized, such as L’Esorcista (1973) and Il braccio violento della legge (1971)...

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Renzo Piano, an Architect for Santander

“When you grow up with the idea that building is an art, every time you seem to witness a miracle, something extraordinary that no longer leaves you”: this is the opinion of Renzo Piano, one of the most famous Italian architect prolific of the world. To tell his genius is the filmmaker Carlos Saura, who follows Piano in the design and construction of the Botin Center in Santander, Spain...

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Bohemian Rhapsody

The Queen with their music and their extraordinary frontman Freddie Mercury have shattered every stereotype and convention, becoming one of the most beloved groups in the history of world music...

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All Eyez on Me

Tupac Shakur as a teenager attends high school before making the decision to leave his life to a dead end with his mother and embrace the California thug life...

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The Music of Silence

Amos Bardi is born with the gift of a voice that manifests itself of great value as a child. however, it suffers from a serious eye problem that makes it almost blind and forces him to an ordeal of surgery. Soon, Amos must separate from the family to get into an institute for the blind to learn Braille. But it is there that happens to him a terrible accident, a ball in the face that leads to total blindness. Despite everything, he does not give up. Moved by great aspirations and interests (the passion for singing, the love for horses, the scooter and the bicycle, a degree in law), his life will be a challenge without stops until he manages to grab the first real success on stage with the performance of the “Miserere”...

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David Gilmour Live at Pompeii

On July 7th and 8th, David Gilmour performed two spectacular concerts in the legendary Pompeii Amphitheater, in the shadow of Vesuvius, 45 years after having played there during the recordings of the historic Pink Floyd Live at Pompeii performance, filmed by Adrien Maben. The Gilmour concerts were the first rock performances to be held in front of an audience in the ancient Roman amphitheater, which was built in the 1st century BC. and buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD David Gilmour was therefore the only artist to perform before an audience in the arena of Pompeii since the gladiators, almost 2,000 years ago...

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Pearl Jam: Let’s Play Two

Chicago is the birthplace of Eddie Vedder and Pearl Jam have established a lasting relationship with the city and the Chicago Cubs baseball team: a unique relationship for the world of sport and music celebrated in 2016 with two extraordinary concerts at Wrigley Field , the city stadium also called “Cubs park”, on the occasion of the celebrations for the victory of the World Series after the longest fast in the history of baseball, a full 108 years after the previous title. So, from Ten to Lightning Bolt, the concert ranges through the entire catalog of original songs and covers that have characterized the band’s 25-year career. The images of the concert are intertwined with exclusive interviews and behind the scenes showing the spontaneous passages, in the Wrigleyville neighborhood, from the atmosphere of a Cubs’ victory to the anticipation and preparation of the band’s live performances...

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The Putin Interviews

Director Oliver Stone was exceptionally allowed to interview Russian President Vladimir Putin a dozen times over two years, ranging from one argument to another without any censorship...

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