The second edition of the Castellabate Film Festival is starting. The Film Festival held in Castellabate by the councilor for education of the municipality Elisabetta Martuscelli in collaboration with the manager Gina Amoriello of the I.C. will start on Sunday 27 December and will last 4 days. Castellabate and the director Gianni Petrizzo. The film event sponsored by the municipality of Castellabate, this year will take place online in streaming and on TV on Cilento Channel due to the restrictions due to the Covid-19 emergency. Despite the pandemic, the event involves all the pupils of the city, associations, entrepreneurial activities and young people in the area because prior to the emergency, they had already made short films and social spots. New in this second edition, the participation of free-themed films from around the world and divided into sections: feature films, short films, animated films, documentaries, video clips and trailers. A special section is dedicated to the schools of Castellabate that every year make short films on issues of social interest.
The projections of the films will be made on the streaming platform of Cilento Channel TV channel 636 of digital terrestrial starting from December 27th with the feature films, on December 28th the short films, on the 29th the screening of films made by the students of Castellabate. On December 30th the awards ceremony will take place to assign the trophies in the categories in competition. It is possible to follow the event online on the festival website www.castellabatefilmfestival.com and on Smart TV www.cilentochannel.com.
“A project strongly desired by the administration that despite the pandemic we managed to carry out for the second consecutive year – said the commissioner Elisabetta Martuscelli – The real protagonists of the event are our little actors from the kindergarten and the students of primary and secondary schools who have created small masterpieces on very important issues, also promoting our territory. The presence of foreign films this year makes Castellabate once again a protagonist in the world of cinema. Wishing all the participants my best wishes, I hope that next year the third edition will be held in person and return to screen the films in the schools and squares of our town. “
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