Gianmarco Tognazzi President of the Jury for the fourth edition of Uno Sguardo Raro. Over 500 works presented by 72 countries: extension to 7 December

Gianmarco Tognazzi President of the Jury for the fourth edition of Uno Sguardo Raro. Over 500 works presented by 72 countries: extension to 7 December

Foto di Adolfo Franzò

Italy responds to the theme of the fourth edition “Rare but not only” with 80 jobs, Iran is in first place with 92, followed by India with 5, Turkey with 32 and Usa with 23 Presents, among others, Africa, South America, United States, Philippines, Japan.

Scade il 7 dicembre 2018 il bando di concorso per il festival “Uno Sguardo Raro”, il Festival di cinema internazionale sul tema delle malattie rare, nato per raccontare cosa significa vivere in modo diverso e stimolare registri di comunicazione innovativi e ad alto impatto emotivo per narrare questa comunità. L’appuntamento con il Festival è a Roma, quest’anno con 4 giorni di eventi: il 31 gennaio e il 1 febbraio 2019 con incontri e proiezioni fuori concorso all’Istituto Roberto Rossellini e il 2 e 3 febbraio 2019 alla Casa del Cinema, sempre a ingresso gratuito.

On December 7th 2018 the competition for the “Uno Sguardo Raro” festival, the International Film Festival on the theme of rare diseases, was born, to tell what it means to live in a different way and to stimulate innovative and high-impact communication registers for to narrate this community. The appointment with the Festival is in Rome, this year with 4 days of events: January 31 and February 1, 2019 with meetings and projections out of competition at the Roberto Rossellini Institute and on 2 and 3 February 2019 at the Casa del Cinema, always free admission.

The call for application, free of charge, is open to professionals and non-professionals for Italian short films and international short films with a maximum duration of 15 minutes, animated short films of maximum 15 minutes, documentaries of maximum 20 minutes and the novelty of this year, commercials “A rare look” of 30 seconds, reserved for all Italian university students, cinema and arts and entertainment and has as its theme the world of rare diseases described from different angles. One of the most important objectives of the next edition of the Festival is to involve young filmmakers because the cinema of the near future does not forget the theme of rare diseases, but that tells the public with their work and also stimulates greater social inclusion for this community.

The works will be judged and awarded by a quality jury presided over by the actor Gianmarco Tognazzi. Another important award is that decreed by the public in the hall. The FERPI, Italian Federation of Public Relations will award the Communication award. Other important prizes are being defined for a second edition of the Festival full of surprises.

All information on the announcement and the festival at To register your work just connect to the link: and click on the green button “submit now”

To date we have already received over 500 works from 72 countries, so Rare, yes, but not alone! It is important for the rare community to know that there are many people who share this destiny and it is important to know how this experience is experienced in different countries and cultures; one learns to see things with other perspectives and shatters the sense of isolation that is one of the problems most felt by young people affected by these diseases.

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