The second edition of Live Cinema Festival takes place in Rome from September 4th to 12th, 2015 in Piazza dell’Immacolata, in the district of San Lorenzo.
Since the first edition held in September 2014 at Teatro Quarticciolo, sold out every evening with great appreciation from the public and with an excellent integration with the neighborhood, the Festival was selected among the projects presented by the event “Estate Romana 2014”.
Stand this success, the second edition of Live Cinema Festival foresees the increase of the duration of the event, from 4 to 9 nights, as well as the number of guest artists collectives who goes from 8 to 18 for a total amount of 31 artists and especially by expanding the capacity of the location, going from a numbered seats theater to open air, in one of the most popular squares in Rome: Piazza Immacolata, very strong gathering point which can become a new place dedicated to culture and an example of exploitation of the potential of the San Lorenzo district, one the most populated and vibrant city.
Live Cinema Festival is a live performing exhibition that explores and promotes all the artistic trends whom is attributed the term “Live Cinema”, through 18 performances presented by 31 artists which have made this narrative technique their stylistic code.
In the past , the concept of “Live Cinema” was mainly used to describe the live musical accompaniment of silent movies. Nowadays “Live Cinema” means an experimental narrative technique, applied to performative video, which gives rise to the simultaneous creation of sound and images in real time, in which the traditional standards of narrative cinema, represented by the subjectivity of the camera, is expanded into a broader conception. “Cinema” is understood as the act of simultaneously create images and sounds that interact with each other and take shape in a synaesthetic approach that results in audio-video performance realized in real-time, in which the viewer’s perception is in constant tension between experimentation and re-enactment.
Live Cinema Festival is an artistic cultural project which seek to contribute to the enhancement of one of the most popular and vibrant area of the city, and aims, among its main objectives, to put in touch young people to cultural proposals able to separate them from the dangers of the street and to provide artistic incentives that may influence positively and decisively their lives.
Live Cinema Festival is part of the cooperation project LPM 2015> 2018 co-funded by the Creative Europe culture programme of the European Union, involving 14 events a year for three years, carried out by 13 partners from 12 countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Czech, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Turkey and United Kingdom.
Live Cinema Festival 2015 is realized with the support of Roma Capitale in collaboration with SIAE and included in the “Estate Romana 2015” program and its purpose is to enhance one of the most vibrant areas of the city, through the exhibition of 31 artists, which, thanks to a program that combines emerging and known artists, has the opportunity to become a real moment of for cultural aggregation.
Live Cinema Festival is a cultural and artistic project, promoted by Flyer Communication in co-production with LPM – Live Performers Meeting, FLxER.net, Linux Club, Free Hardware Foundation and Improvearts and approved by AVnode.