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18TH FILM PROGRAMME

THE EAGLES OF CARTHAGE

Documentary
Italy , 2020, 19'33''
Director: Adriano Valerio
Producer: Boris Mendza, Gaël Cabouat, Stéphane Landowski, Adam Selo, Olga Torrico

Synopsis: 14 February 2004, Radès Olympic Stadium, Tunis. The whole nation stands behind The Eagles of Carthage in the Africa Cup Final against Morocco. After many defeats they are just one step away from glory. Fifteen years after the match, Tunisians still recall the emotion of a day that deeply affected the History of the country.

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Director: Adriano Valerio
Law graduate from the University of Milan, he currently teaches Film Directing and Film Analysis at The International Film School of Paris, at the Fine Arts Lebanese Academy in Beirut and at Istituto Marangoni. His short « 37°4S » won the David di Donatello, the Nastro d’Argento Special Prize (2014), and a Special Mention at Cannes Film Festival (2013). His first feature « Banat - the Journey» was presented at the Critics’ Week (2015) in Venice, and shown in more than 65 festivals worldwide. He was nominated for the David di Donatello for Best Emerging Director. His short «Mon Amour Mon Ami» was presented at Mostra del Cinema di Venezia (Orizzonti, 2017) and at TIFF and awarded with the Amnesty Award (Paris, 2018) and Bridging the Boarders (Palm Springs, 2018). He directed two episodes of the TV series Close Murders, produced by Rai and Freemantle.


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