The 2017 edition took place on February 25th on the occasion of the Rare Diseases Day at Sala Deluxe in Casa del Cinema in Rome. In addition to the renewed collaboration with UNIAMO FIMR onlus and the patronage of Anac and 100Autori, “Uno Sguardo Raro” had the support of BIOGEN, a leading company in the biotechnology business and as media partner O.Ma.R., Osservatorio Malattie Rare. In this edition the partnership with the competition “Il Volo di Pegaso” (Pegaso’s flight) organized by the National Center for Rare Diseases of the National Health Institute (CNMR ISS). Uno Sguardo Raro produced its first web promotional spot through the collaboration of professionals in the world of cinema and as main characters two young rare disease patients.
In this second edition too, existing works have been chosen, promoted and awarded, including awareness raising videos, short films and documentaries. The famous Italian director Cinzia Th Torrini attended the event with her intense documentary “Chiara M”, as well as associations and foundations such as Telethon, Lirh, Associazione Famiglie SMA and Fondazione Alberto Sordi, but also leading pharmaceutical companies such as Dompé, who presented their works.