The countdown officially begins for the Lovers Film Festival, Italy’s oldest festival on LGBTQI+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and intersex) issues directed by Vladimir Luxuria and founded by Giovanni Minerba and Ottavio Mai, which will take place April 18-23, 2023 at the Cinema Massimo, the multiplex of the National Museum of Cinema in Turin.
Waiting for Lovers, on March 18th, at 7:30 p.m., at Cinema Nazionale, the national premiere of Stranizza d’amuri, the new film by Giuseppe Fiorello, will be screened. Fiorello will present the film in the theater with Lovers director Vladimir Luxuria.
The film will then be released in Italian cinemas from March 23rd.
Info and tickets here https://cctorino.18tickets.it/film/16135
Dedicated to Giorgio and Antonio, victims of the 1980 Giarre crime in province of Catania, the film is directed by Giuseppe Fiorello: actor, director, screenwriter and producer. Stranizza d’amuri is his first feature film as a director for cinema.
Sicily 1982. While televisions broadcast the World Cup and Italians hope to win it, two teenagers dream of living their love without fear.
Gianni and Nino meet by chance and then love each other by choice.
Their love will be pure and sincere, but it cannot escape the prejudice of the town, which does not understand or accept it. Their love will also not be understood by their respective families, thus generating a strong and painful internal conflict.
Stranizza d’amuri tells the dream of loving each other without fear.
The Lovers Film Festival is powered by the National Museum of Cinema and takes place with the contribution of the MiC, the Regione Piemonte and the City of Turin.