Art films for the 39th Festival “Laceno d’Oro”


The “auteur cinema” protagonist of 39th Festival “Laceno d’Oro” scheduled from 18 August to 5 September in the province of Avellino. The edition 2014 of Irpinia festival holds true to its original mission, through the proposition of a program that will see the starting line some of the most important Italian and international projection of significant works of independent film and research. To accompany the exhibition, including a rich set of events.

Seven sections of the Festival will be inaugurated by Jia Zhange-Ke, formerly Golden Lion at Venice and Cannes Prix du Scenario, which will be awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award “Camillo Marino.” To Zhang-Ke is also a retrospective. In the program, including the “New Visions” on the large independent production Italian and foreign. Among the novelties of the 2014 Laceno d’oro, the 22 meetings of “Up close” with writers, actors, producers and directors who will interact with the public. Do not miss the section “Post film & digital video” and experiments with performance that will give space to the “multimedia dimension” of the cinema at the time of the new technologies and the show-woman exhibition of Elvira Notari first recorded Italian, born in Cava dei Tirreni (Salerno).

The Festival, founded in 1959 by Camillo Marino and Giacomo D’Onofrio, and named after the town Laceno (fraction of Bagnoli Irpino in the province of Avellino), which hosted the first editions – the venue was suggested by Pier Paolo Pasolini to which the landscape reminded me of the Friulian landscape of his childhood – is looked after by the cultural Circle Film Imagination and is promoted by the Region of Campania (Department of Tourism and cultural Heritage), in collaboration with the municipalities of Avellino, Mercogliano and Atripalda. The event is organized with a co-financing of the European Union (ERDF-funds Por 2007-2013).