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The second edition of Italia In Doc in Brussels

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- Held from 24-27 November, the event organised by the Italian Cultural Institute will feature ten films, which will battle it out for the Audience Award and the Jury Prize

The second edition of Italia In Doc in Brussels
Assalto al cielo by Francesco Munzi

From 24-27 November, Brussels will host the second edition of the Italia In Doc Festival, an event organised by the Italian Cultural Institute which offers an overview of the vibrant Italian documentary landscape. 

Ten films will battle it out for two prizes, the Audience Award and the Jury Prize, awarded by a jury chaired by Jean Gili and made up of the director of Le P’tit Ciné/Regards sur les Docs Pauline David, and director Sophie Schoukens. The award ceremony will be held on the last evening of the festival, on 27 November, at the Bozar cinema. 

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The selection features Francesco Munzi’s film Assalto al cielo [+see also:
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, screened at the Venice Film Festival; Nessuno mi troverà – Majorana Memorandum [+see also:
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by Egidio Eronico, on the disappearance of physicist Ettore Majorana; Robinù [+see also:
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by Michele Santoro, centering around the baby bosses of the Camorra in Naples; the multi-award-winning Constitution [+see also:
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di Marco Santarelli, about the Muslim inmates of Bologna prison; 87 ore by Costanza Quatriglio, which reconstructs the death of Francesco Mastrogiovanni in the psychiatric ward of a hospital in Basilicata; Oggi insieme domani anche [+see also:
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by Antonietta De Lillo, an investigation into love today; Anna Piaggi by Alina Marazzi, which reconstructs the life of a fashion journalist; Goodbye Darling, I’m off to Fight [+see also:
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by Simone Manetti; Il matrimonio by Paola Salerno; and S is for Stanley [+see also:
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by Alex Infascelli, winner of the David di Donatello award in 2016. 

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(Translated from Italian)

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