MUSIC FOR FILMS: special guest the composer OMAR FADEL

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23 September 2020
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26 September 2020

An absolute novelty of this edition – in line with the festival theme “Visual Voices” – is the “MUSIC FOR FILMS” focus, dedicated to the soundtracks of Middle Eastern films: a focus on the creative contribution that music is able to give to the practice of making films , specifically in our case, for Middle Eastern cinema, presented thanks to the contribution of a highly talented and award-winning composer like Omar Fadel. On the program 3 films directed and produced in the Middle East with music scored by Omar Fadel: THE UNITED by Amin Matalqa; IN SEARCH OF OIL AND SAND by Wael Omar and Philippe Dib; YOMEDDINE by Abu Bakr Shawky.

Programme of the focus:
The music composer Omar Fadel will be in connection to discuss with the audience his creative work and to open news perspectives.

_ Thursday, October 8 h. 5:30pm
(Cinema La Compagnia)
In Search Of Oil And Sand by Wael Omar (Emirati Arabi, 2012, 59′)

_ Thursday, October 8 h. 9:00pm
(Cinema La Compagnia)

Yomeddine by Abu Bakr Shawky (Egitto, 2018, 97′)

_ Saturday, October 10 h. 11:00am
(Cinema La Compagnia)
The United di Amin Matalqa (Stati Uniti, 2012, ’96)


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