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Artcambarga – the Gualtiero Jacopetti short film festival in Barga

Artcambarga – the Gualtiero Jacopetti short film festival in Barga

Next month the first 6 films produced specially under the banner of ARTCAMBARGA will be screened here in Barga

The idea of a film festival in Barga has been put forward a number of times in the recent past. Maybe now the time is ripe for it to become a reality. The idea that was launched in 2011 was for a documentary film festival to celebrate the work of the Italian film director Gualtiero […]

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La prima volta che sentii nominare Gualtiero Jacopetti

La prima volta che sentii nominare Gualtiero Jacopetti

Ho ricostruito che avevo nove anni, non ricordo il giorno e neanche l’ora che fosse ma ho ancora davanti agli occhi la mamma in piedi dall’altra parte del tavolino di cucina, accanto a lei la nonna Andreina; stavano aspettando mia sorella più grande di me di nove anni che era in camera a finire di […]

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Gualtiero Jacopetti dies in Rome

Gualtiero Jacopetti dies in Rome

When the Italian film director Gualtiero Jacopetti, who has died at the age of 91, made Mondo Cane (A Dog’s Life) in 1962, he tapped into people’s curiosity and provided the strangest commercially successful film in the history of cinema. Audiences not yet accustomed to cheap air travel or the idea of globalisation were unprepared […]