Cinema as therapy and as a tool for well-being and normalization of difficult conditions to cope with. These are the goals of Cinevasioni.edu, a project aimed at bringing the language and culture of cinema inside complex realities such as prisons and hospitals and in the school way, opening these places to professionals, trainers and film scholars.
The project consists of workshops, film reviews, master classes and debates with the authors. It will take place from February to May 2023 at the Odeon cinema in Bologna, the Cinema Teatro Don Fiorentini in Imola, the Dozza prison cinema hall and the Aula Magna of the Ospedale Maggiore in Bologna.
To learn about the program in detail: www.cinevasioniedu.it
The project is' conceived and promoted by the Center for Creative Development of the Associazione Corso DOC, which supports, develops and promotes the activities and audiovisual productions of the Documentary-Cinematographic Course of the Laura Bassi High School in Bologna.
In addition to Biografilm Festival, the project's main partners include: : Antoniano ,, a production center that has been operating in the cinetelevision and music sector since 1961, whose most important television product is the Zecchino d'Oro; ; Bottega Finzioni, a school of writing, cinema, literature, TV formats, documentaries and children's productions, founded by Carlo Lucarelli; Media Literacy Network a network that has been involving schools and young people in Italy and Europe in multimedia production for more than 20 years; Erebo Produzioni a music and film start-up from Imola composed of artists and creatives under 30; DAS - Dispositivo Arti Sperimentali space of artistic production in Bologna designed and structured to gather the heterogeneity of the contemporary art scene and break down the boundaries between disciplines; Liceo Laura Bassi di Bologna, Liceo Scientifico Statale Sabin di Bologna, Polo Liceale Rambaldi Valeriani Alessandro da Imola, Scuole in Ospedale Montecatone e Sant’Orsola-Malpighi, CPIA Casa Circondariale Rocco D’Amato Bologna.
The artistic direction of the project is by Filippo Vendemmiati, journalist and director, with the collaboration of Biografilm Festival and e I Wonder Pictures regarding the programming of the films in the festivals.