BEYOND THE MIRROR Milan Film Festival 2021: the third edition from 18 to 24 November

Creating spaces for discussion to tell how the fantastic, science fiction, horror and thriller help to live and imagine a new, sustainable, open and inclusive society: this is the aim of the exhibition Beyond the mirror Milano Film Festival which, now in its third edition, will take place from 18 to 24 November 2021 in Milan in two different places of the vision, the Gregorianum Room (via Lodovico Settala 27) and the Bruno Munari Theater (Via Giovanni Bovio 5). The opening of the Festival will be anticipated by a online event on cinema and video games in program Friday 12 November at 6.30 pm on the new Facebook and YouTube channels of the festival.

Beyond the mirror, expanded and enriched for this new edition with additional film genres such as thriller and horror, arises from the desire to bring the importance and centrality of genre cinema back to the center of reflection. The initiative wants to free itself from the restrictions of the film-only festival and groped a path that, to the projections, integrates a series of appointments and events designed to raise awareness around crucial issues, thus triggering conversations and debates on how the fantastic, science fiction , horror and thriller can serve in a world in the throes of a vehement economic and social crisis.

The aim of the festival is also to build a network of knowledge that can involve associations, institutions and cultural personalities, both local and international, specialized in different fields, to put them in communication with each other and involve the public in a shared and interdisciplinary discourse. In particular, the 2021 edition of Beyond the mirror it specifically proposes to strengthen the relationship with the city of Milan starting from the Isola district that will host the screenings.

Beyond the mirror is an initiative realized with the contribution of Lombardy region, Cariplo Foundation, Danish Arts Foundation, Fiera Milano Foundation, under the patronage of the municipality of Milan and in collaboration with theCatholic University e University of Milan.



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