Fieramilano in Rho hosts , March 14 to 16 , the new edition of Cartoomics , the largest event dedicated to comics, cartoons, the art of collecting , and the Fantasy Cosplay . The great Milan exhibition is subtitled “Movies , comics and games ” , with great evidence offered to “movies” , that is, the cinematography , the eternal source of memorabilia.
About movies, this year’s edition devotes extensive space to the relics of the saga of “ Star Wars” with ” Lucasarts Memorabilia ” , a large retrospective focused on the production company founded by the creator of the science fiction legend .
In the space within the Area Sci-Fi you can try about 40 gaming places where there will be the most important titles produced by the software house founded in May 1982 and closed in 2013 , starting with those of licensed Star Wars 1983-1987 .
On display there will obviously Cartoomics comics, but also video games , cartoons , collectibles , records, cds, authentic boards , calling cards. Among the attractions of the event also Cosplay City, dedicated to all those who love to play as their favorite comic book characters . The last edition of Cartoomics hosted nearly 50,000 visitors , an increase of 18% in 2012 and by over 50 % compared to 33 thousand visitors in 2011.
August 30 to September 8, 2013 in Asolo (Treviso)
Asolo hosts the 32nd edition of the Asolo Art Film Festival: the event, as always, invites the talents of cinema and animation to submit their work to compete for the prestigious prizes at the Festival.
The competition is divided into two sections: Films on Art, works dedicated to art in all its forms and works of historical reconstruction and critical interpretation to art; Artist Biographies, for works of historical reconstruction and critical interpretation dedicated to artistic people.
The works will be projected during the course of the Art Film Festival, running from 30 August to 8 September 2013. The Jury will award the following prizes: Grand Prize for the best work in Asolo competition; Premio Asolo for the best films about art; Premio Asolo for the best biography of the artist, Gian Francesco Malipiero Award for best original soundtrack.
August 28 to September 7, 2013 in Venice
A great classic turns 70: the International Exhibition of the Venice Film Festival is approaching the seventh decade with the usual baggage of expectations, previews and worldliness.
The 70. Venice International Film Festival, organized by La Biennale di Venezia, will be held at the Lido di Venezia from August 28 to September 7, 2013, directed by Alberto Barbera.
The Festival wants to promote the knowledge of international cinema in all its forms of art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue. The Show retrospectives and homages to major figures as a contribution to a better knowledge of the history of cinema.
Gravity, the new, highly anticipated movie directed by Alfonso Cuarón, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, opens the exhibition.