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Film Presentation - 70 Years - the Italian Conquest of K2

Hosted by the Consul of the Bologna Art & Culture Group
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Took place 1 week 4 days ago
Sun 02 Jun 10:50 - 15:00

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10.50 am meeting in Via Pietralata n. 58, in the internal courtyard of the «Porta Pratello» Cultural Center.

11.00 am presentation by Mauro Bartoli, author, director and film producer who has received prizes and recognitions and has been named Ambassador of Italian Cinema. His films are broadcast on national television and have been screened at the Chamber of Deputies in Rome and at the National Cineteca of the Vatican, as well as at festivals and, several times, in Piazza Maggiore in the exhibition organized every year by the Bologna Cineteca.

Filmmaker of numerous international missions, Mario Fantin was a tireless narrator of mountains, people and extreme expeditions, known throughout the world. He has spent half his life with a camera in hand, making dozens of films and publications and thousands of photographs. Until, driven by the need to collect and preserve the history of non-European expeditions, he locked himself at home, with the largest world archive of mountain exploration. In Protected content , after a life of incredible adventures, in his Bologna home transformed into a huge repository of memories, Fantin took an extreme decision. From that moment on he was forgotten, a sad fate for a man who dedicated his life to the importance of memory. His story has never been told before.

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1.30 pm Lunch at the Campania cuisine restaurant «Me Gusta» in Porta San Felice (Via San Felice Protected content .