On Halloween, Ravenna Nightmare showcases a program focused on the dark side of cinema, looking at the past, at the present and broading its gaze on other realities thanks to Ottobre Giapponese. Visit us at Palazzo dei Congressi in Ravenna!
Ravenna Nightmare is also online: you can find us on the MyMovies.it dedicated platform with the movies of the International Feature and Short Film competition, the short films from Ottobre Giapponese and the masterclasses by our media partners Artesettima and longtake. Each film will be available online since the start of its in-person screening and for the following 48 hours. Find out how to watch them by clicking the following link: https://www.mymovies.it/ondemand/ravenna-nightmare/
THE PROGRAM OF SUNDAY OCTOBER 31ST
Nightmare Classic – Noir Melò
OUT OF THE PAST | LE CATENE DELLA COLPA
by Jacques Tourneur
USA, 1947, 97’
Jeff Bailey is at first glance an ordinary man, but when the henchmen of the gangster Nick Sterling come to look for him, his dark past comes out.
Igor Imhoff's short films
PLANETS, BLEED, HYPNOGRAM, PERCORSO #005, PATH0A1406, PERCORSO#0007, PERCORSO#008
The game developer and digital artist brings a selection of his short films, between experimentation and visual performance.
by Marco Bolognesi
Italy, 2021, 20’
George Hellas, after a sad childhood and a tragic accident, turns into a robot. Through voices, memories, images the film recounts George's life and traumas, that brought him to end his life and being reconfigured into a robot, with a positronic brain, a brain that has all the memories of his human past.
by Pietro Pinto
Italy, 2020, 15’
In a dystopian world, where death doesn't exist, Adam proclaims his humanity by choosing a mortal life.
DANTE E IL CINEMA DI ANIMAZIONE. A CURA DI HIROMI YAMADA
Vita Nuova by Yewon Kim, Nella forma del Quinto by Sijia Luo, More, More by Huang Wenrui, Il nostro due by Song Yungsung, Dall’acqua meravigliosa by Caori Murata, Amore by Duanmu Junqing, Checker checker (Dante) by Naoaki Shibuta, Siete voi qui, Ser Brunetto? by Honami Yano
Eight young Asian directors encounter Dante's imagination, creating animated short films. The event, introduced by Marco Del Bene, will also screen brief video messages by the authors and Koji Yamamura.
In collaboration with Koji Yamamura, Università di Belle arti di Tokyo, Istituto superiore di studi musicali “Giuseppe Verdi”, Sapienza Università di Roma, Master in traduzione, Associazione per gli Scambi Culturali fra Italia e Giappone
International Feature Film Competition
CALL FOR DREAMS
by Ran Slavin
Israel/Japan, 2018, 81’
Eko makes the dreams of strangers come true, but one day the line between dream and reality vanishes.
THE BOOK OF VISION
by Carlo S. Hintermann
Italy/UK/Belgium, 2020, 95’
Eva, a young doctor, starts to question her entire existence through a manuscript that makes her meet a doctor in the Prussia of the Eighteenth Century.
Event: Halloween Night
IL MOSTRO DELLA CRIPTA
by Daniele Misischia
Italy, 2021, 110’
Giò finds out that some events that are terrorizing his town are very similar to the stories narrated in the last number of his favourite comic book.