Into the Magic: from 14th to 22nd July the 47th edition of the Giffoni Film Festival
The magic is about to begin for 4,600 jurors from 52 countries. They will be the undisputed protagonists of the 47th edition of the Giffoni Film Festival, scheduled from Friday 14th to 22nd July. Tthe creator and director Claudio Gubitosi, together with Antonia Grimaldi, Luca Apolito, Gianvincenzo Nastasi, Manlio Castagna, Marco Fronza and Luca Tesauro of Giffoni Innovation Hub, the president of Giffoni Experience Piero Rinaldi, the Mayor of Giffoni Valle Piana Antonio Giuliano, the MiBACT Cinema Director Nicola Borrelli and the President of the Campania Region Vincenzo De Luca presented at the Casa del Cinema in Rome the 2017 edition.
"An extraordinary event - has begun, proud of the project, the President of Campania Region on. Vincenzo De Luca - "Giffoni is an experience of change that has the capacity to investigate the new state of today's youth".
"We are going to the fifty-year history of Giffoni - reminded Director Claudio Gubitosi - at the beginning we were just a Festival but, with continuity and obstinacy, we have become an active reality all year. A huge yard that requires so much effort and does not restrict it to the days of the event. Meanwhile, for this 47th edition, the numbers are impressive: 175 works, of which 101 in competition, 6 previews and 6 special events in collaboration with major Italian companies of production and distribution, 20 educational and creative workshops, over 30 shows and more Of 200 free events between workshops, children's playgrounds, jugglers, street artists, dancers, circus and puppets in 10 different locations between squares and streets of Giffoni Valle Piana, 15 meetings dedicated to digital innovation, 5 Meet the Stars reserved for 5,000 fans not in jury. Among the over 50 Italian and international talents, many of whom are involved in the special Masterclass section created in collaboration with BadTaste.it, the giffers will meet and discuss with authors, directors, singers, acclaimed performers and new revelations, all of the excellence of the panorama International art. The expected audience is 250-270 thousand people - all ready to fall into Giffoni's magic."