XXVI edition of the LuccAutori Festival linked to the XIX Racconti nel Rete Prize for Literature, conceived by Demetrio Brandi, president of the LuccAutori Cultural Association.
The festival is developed every year on the site www.raccontinellarete.it, where members can publish their own stories, as well as read and comment on those of others.
The event is accompanied by meetings, art exhibitions and short films. The twenty-five winning writers from all over Italy will be awarded during the meetings. Numerous meetings are also planned with the winners of the Racconti nella Rete award (twenty-five writers from all over Italy) and with well-known personalities from the world of culture and entertainment.
The experience is also enriched by a special section of children's stories and by the Racconti per Corti award reserved for subjects for short films which has been a great success since the first edition.
Scheduled for this week-end:
Thursday 1 October
6:30 pm - Conference Room of Palazzo Bernardini - Lucca | Giancarlo Governi presents the book “Alberto Sordi. Story of an Italian ".
Giancarlo Governi tells the colossal work with which Sordi wanted to tell his time, through his films, a heritage that is part of the "Sordian treasure" kept in the museum dedicated to him.
Speakers Liban Varetti, president of the Rotary Club Lucca and Demetrio Brandi, president of LuccAutori.
Friday 2 October
10:00 am - Villa Bottini Conference Room - Lucca | “Tobinian Occasions”. New edition of "The pharmacist's son". With Giulio Ferroni, author of the introduction, Alessandro Bacci, editorial director of the Vallecchi publishing house, Divier Nelli writer and editorial consultant and Isabella Tobino, president of the Mario Tobino Foundation.
Saturday 3 October
10:00 am - Villa Bottini Conference Room - Lucca | “Tobinian Occasions”. XIV edition of the Mario Tobino Award. Prize-giving for students of lower secondary education institutions in the province of Lucca.
Following Daniela Barbiani and Marco Vanelli present: "Tobino-Fellini: story of a friendship". Secondary school students participate. With Maria Elena Marchini.
4:30 pm - Villa Bottini Conference Room - Lucca | National preview of the short film “Il profeta del ring” by Andrea Masotti, winner of the Short section of the “Racconti nella Rete 2020” award. Produced by LuccAutori and the Immagina Cinema School in Florence. Directed by Giuseppe Ferlito. The author and the protagonists are present.
5:00 pm - Villa Bottini Conference Room - Lucca | Presentation of the anthology of the Tales in the Network 2020 literary award by Demetrio Brandi. Maria Elena Marchini meets the writers. Readings by Alexandra Tempesta and Antonella Zanca. Musical intervention by Giuseppe Sanalitro.
AIDR (Italian Digital Revolution) Award to Davide Deidda. The president of AIDR, Mauro Nicastri, spoke.
Buduàr Award for the best humorous story to Davide Desantis. Dino Aloi, Alessandro Prevosto and Marco De Angelis deliver the prize.
6:00 pm - Villa Bottini conference room - Lucca | Daniela Barbiani presents the book “Federico Fellini Intimate Dictionary”. Speakers Vincenzo Mollica and Ennio Cavalli.
Sunday 4 October
4:30 pm - Villa Bottini Conference Room - Lucca | National preview of the short film “Il profeta del ring” by Andrea Masotti, winner of the Short section of the Racconti nella Rete 2020 award.
4:40 pm - Villa Bottini Conference Room - Lucca | Welcome to normality. Here is "The Samargantic Man". Surreal comic film directed by Luca Martinelli. The protagonists talk about it: Clara Mallegni, Fulvio Fuina, Giancarlo De Biasi, Arnaldo Mangini, Daniela Airoldi, Davide Dalfiume, Raffaele Totaro, Caterina Ferri, Gianni Conti, Max Baroni, Laura Petracchi and Valentina Sorice. Music by Hunterwolf. Trailer of the film and to follow a debate on independent cinema.
5:00 pm - Villa Bottini Conference Room - Lucca | Presentation of the anthology of the Tales in the Network 2020 literary award by Demetrio Brandi. Maria Elena Marchini meets the writers. Readings by Mario Cenni, Fabio Dostuni and Antonella Lucii. Musical intervention by Giuseppe Sanalitro.
6.00 pm - Villa Bottini Conference Room - Lucca | Carlo Cottarelli presents the book "Pachyderms and parrots". The book proposes a ruthless analysis of prejudices, clichés and lies that pollute social media, newspapers and talk shows, to separate what is true from lies.
The event is included in the September Lucchese 2020 calendar.