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Flavia Mastrella & Antonio Rezza – Milano, Via Padova (Italy, 2016)
70 minutes | Segal Lobby
Italian with English subtitles
The film tells of racism and intolerance through song that shows the sweetness of a forgotten rhythm. The unusual reality performative reaches peaks when the personal and social problems are intertwined.
Flavia Mastrella and Antonio Rezza deal with communicative arts. Their film Escoriandoli was presented at Venice Film Festival in 1996 and Il passato è il mio bastone in 2008; In 2006, their short film Il Piantone was shown at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Shanghai. In the same year they made installations and performances at Bologna’s GAM gallery. They have won the Hystrio Prize, the Ubu Prize, and the Napoli Prize. In 2014, published by Il Saggiatore book “Clamori al vento”. In 2016 they present Pitecus at La MaMa Experimental Theatre in New York.