The third edition of the childrens film and literature festival opens in Rome on 23 May. The festival, entitled Alice nella citt will have a jury of 600 children between 8 and 18 years old. They will be asked to judge a selection of films including Turtles can fly by Bahman Ghobadi, which is set in a Kurdish refugee camp in Iraq and Tu devi essere il lupo by the Italian Vittorio Moroni. There will be a first showing of five new films including La storia del cammello che piange that was nominated for an Oscar, and a Japanese animated cartoon Steamboy, both of which will soon be opening in Italian cinemas. The festival organisers have chosen to show films that are suitable for children but are not childish.They are also holding literary meetings with the authors of recent books for children, including Antonio Skarmeta who will present his book Tema in classe and Maria Pace Ottieri with her novel Quando sei nato non puoi pi nasconderti The festival is being held at the Embassy cinema, Via Stoppani 7, and in the Sala Petrassi at the Auditorium Parco della Musica from 23 30 May. Entrance free. To book tel.0697606186.
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