“CORTO E FIENO 2021”
12 th edition planned for 1, 2 , 3 October 2021 on Lake Orta in the municipality of Ameno, Miasino, Omegna, between Novara and Verbania province, in Piedmont.
Corto e fieno comes from a simple idea; bring country, ruralty, meadows, woods, waters, women and men on the movie screen. Every year it makes you wonder about nowdays ruralty, in Italy and around the world. It comnsiders how important is the earth and the closeness to it. All trough its films: genre films, documentaries, interviews, narratives, animation.
Two sections are in competition, half of the films presented in 2021 are directed by women: Orchard, international short film competition, this year with 21 selected films ( plus one out of the competition), and the 15 works of Buds- Draw cinema, international contest for animation and short animated films. In addition, the special projection Honeyland- The bee’s kingdom, the Oscar nominee documentary ( best documentary and best international film), winner of the Jury prize at Sundance film festival. Shot in the Republic of North Macedonia, it‘s the tale of the extraordinary story of Hatidze, the last wild bee huntress in Europe.
Lesson by Bruno Fornara, film critic and selector for the “ Mostra del cinema” in Venice, who explores a great film of the cinema story related to the rural world.