MIGRARTI 2017 CALL
The Ministry of Heritage and Culture and Tourism doubling funds for 'MigrArti 2017 ". After the success of 2016, which involved more than 5,000 institutionS and associations, the MiBacT decided to invest a half million euro in the notice MigrArti Cinema (750 thousand euro) and in MigrArti Entertainment call (750 thousand euro ) with the collaboration of UNAR, the National Bureau against Racial Discrimination.
The aim is to promote knowledge of cultures and the different communities living in Italy and involve migrant communities living permanently in our country, with a particular focus on young second generation that are now an integral part from the human, economic, cultural and social point of view in our country.
The Entertainment call is open to theater projects, dance and music, while the Cinema is opened to shows, short films and documentaries. Both notices are intended to strengthen the relations with the "new Italians", recognizing and valuing their cultures of origin.
From this year there will also be a "Special Mention - Short Screenplay G2" that will encourage the circulation of projects made by young artists (between 18 and 28 years) in the major national festival. The Entertainment notice saw the birth of the prize 'MigrArti Entertainment': a real festival to be held next October in Pistoia, Italian Capital of Culture 2017.
In collaboration with RAI, this year has been introduced the Prize 'MigrArti Cartoon' that will allow the financing of a short animation and will give the opportunity for authors to present the projects to the Festival 'Cartoons on the Bay 2017'. Moreover the MigrArti section at the International Art Exhibition Venice Film Festival has been confirmed.
The awards will be built following the design of the student Meran Viktoria Tribus and by woodworker of Lampedusa, Francesco Tucci, with the wooden boats of refugees landed on the island.
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