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  SHORT FILM PROGRAM
  Seven recent short films will be presented in one short film program lasting approximately 90 minutes. The audience will vote on their favorite short.
 
Title: BEAUTIFUL Bellissima
Plot: Veronica is twenty years old. She is a prisoner of her own huge body. During a party in a nightclub a boy makes fun of her. Veronica is deeply hurt; she goes to the toilet and locks the door to hide. 
Director: Alessandro Capitani
Year: 2015
Length: 12 min.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
 
Title: BLACK COMEDY BlackComedy
Plot: A rough and seasoned playwright and his young, bright, and good-looking companion are the opposite sides of the same mirror. The couple is together in life and on stage.
Director: Luigi Pane
Year: 2015
Length: 15 min.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
 
Title: CANDIE BOY Candie Boy
Plot: Leone has recently received a good grade at school and now he knows very well what to ask to his parents as gift: the pink dressed doll 'Candie'.
Director: Arianna Del Grosso
Year: 2016
Length: 9 min.
Genre: Comedy
 
Title: DEAR MARTIN Dear Martin
Plot: In a small village on the mountains of Sicily, a night dedicated to the local young talents and artists, gives life to the imagination of an elderly lady who finds the inspiration to write a letter to a famous and far-away-fellow citizen: the filmmaker Martin Scorsese.
Director: Chiara Agnello
Year: 2016
Length: 15 min.
Genre: Comedy
 
Title: OUR HEBREWS Our Hebrews
Plot: 'Little Jerusalem', that is how the locals refer to the town of Pitigliano in southern Tuscany. Through the medieval stone walls, the fascinating story of 400 years of harmonic co-existence between Jews and Christians is told for the first time.
Director: Naor Meningher
Year: 2016
Length: 23 min.
Genre: Documentary
 
Title: TOILETS Bagni
Plot: Lea is a chubby old lady with a large pair of glasses perched on her nose. She has worked in the same public toilets for many years. She loves her job, but more than anything else, she loves to dream.
Director: Laura Luchetti
Year: 2016
Length: 12 min.
Genre: Stop-action
 
Title: WHERE WATER COMES TOGETHER WITH OTHER WATER Dove l'acqua
Plot: Luca is a lonely boy. He likes to go at night to swim in a pool when there is no one and only silence remains to keep him company. Everything is quiet until a Monday an unknown swimmer named Mia breaks into his own little world. That place becomes their small but perfect world until Mia suddenly disappears.
Directors: Massimo Loi & Gianluca Mangiasciutti
Year: 2016
Length: 15 min.
Genre: Comedy
 
Times: Pittsburgh: March 31, 7:00 p.m.
  Phoenix: April 1, 3:00 p.m.
  Portland: April 8, 8:00 p.m.
  Indianapolis: April 9, 1:30 p.m.
  Cleveland: April 17, 7:00 p.m.
  Kansas City: April 20, 7:00 p.m.
  Detroit: April 22, 5:00 p.m.
  St. Louis: April 29, 8:00 p.m.
 
  The Short Program has been created in collaboration with the Centro Nazionale del Cortometraggio, Rome.