Rome, 25 September 2017
“To the Italian Movie Award with full sharing of the principles and values that inspire the award, the festival and all those who collaborate.”
A special dedication is played directly by Palazzo Madama, the historic seat of the Senate in Rome and directed to the creator, as well as artistic director and president of the Italian Movie Award, Carlo Fumo, young film director form Colliano was received on 19 September in Rome, by President Pietro Grasso for a private institutional meeting. Also present are Luca Abete, conductor of the festival, and Nicolas Simmich center manager at La Cartiera.
At the end, the film director wanted to honor President Grasso with “Vitruviano D’Argento” Italian Movie Award. The festival received the Senate President Bronze Medal for the Social Issue of the latest edition: “Roots“.
An important milestone for the international film festival of Pompeii, which looks at national and international showcases, showing the world all its power and potential.A well-established reality and an acknowledged and anticipated appointment in the Campania area, destined to grow more and more, as evidenced by the success of the ninth edition just ended that this year saw Riccardo Scamarcio, Laura Chiatti, Pif, Marco Bocci, Casa Surace, Give It To You and Career Award to the famous Italian-American director Martin Scorsese.
Senate President Pietro Grasso and President Carlo Fumo met on the upcoming edition, the tenth, which will be dedicated to the theme of the “Future”.
Carlo Fumo’s words: honored to meet the second state charge, even more a man, an example, with whom I humbly share great values and envy the great ability to have fought like a mafia, as few in Italy. Thanks to Senate President Pietro Grasso for the beautiful words. After almost 10 years you look back and you realize the time passes and how a dream through passion and sacrifice becomes something important not for the visible results, but for the contagious love that spreads in those who support us in the good and bad, old and new, with sincerity beyond any futile and banal personal interest.