Agora Festival of Cinema and Philosophy: The 5th edition scheduled from December 18 to 20 online

The fifth edition of the Agora Festival of Cinema and Philosophy will take place online from December 18 to 20, with Italy as the guest of honor.

According to the association of friends of philosophy, the main initiator of this event, the philosophy-cinema-aesthetic trilogy will once again be at the center of the debates this year.

This cinematographic event, which shines the spotlight on a theme that is not very present on the national cultural scene, will bring together intellectuals, filmmakers and philosophers from Morocco and abroad, who will lead round tables, workshops and post debates. -projection.

The kickoff of this edition will be given by the screening of the film ” La solitude Anjouan ” by Jean-Marc Turine.

In the competition, the organizers selected the Italian feature films ” Lucia poli è Gostanza Da Libiano ” by Paolo Benvenuti, ” Vantinas ” by Karine de Villers and Mario Brenta and ” Al Dio Ignoto ” by Rodolfo Bisatti.

Other films will be screened in the ” out of competition ” section and will be the subject of discussions between filmmakers and philosophers. These are ” homeless ” by Richard Gere, ” the blows of fate ” by Mohammed Lyounsi, ” Mercole ” by Andrea Segre, ” a genius idea ” by Jelf Balsmeyer and ” love is in Nappa Valley ” by Bob Fuger.

A round table will be held around the theme ” why philosophy and cinema? ”, With the participation of critics of the seventh art, researchers and Moroccan and Italian directors.

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This edition will end with the awarding of the Averroes Prize for Cinema and Thought.

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