F1, Steve McQueen, paul newman for the Academy Award of sport cinema

26 Jun 2017

The world of car racing has always been a reminder for superstars of Hollywood, although only few of them have been able to play prominent in high-level competitions. The myth, the man, the race: these are the ingredients of “Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans” directed by Gabriel Clarke and John McKenna (also producers of the film) in competition to Sport Movies & Tv 2017 – 35th Milano International FICTS Fest Final of 16 Festivals (around the 5 Continents) of the “World FICTS ChallengeWorldwide Championship of Television, Cinema, Culture and Sport Communication scheduled in Milano (Italy), from November 15th to 20th.

The film, is the story of obsession, betrayal and ultimate vindication, the story of how one of the most volatile, charismatic stars of his generation, who seemingly lost so much he held dear in the pursuit of his dream, nevertheless followed it to the end, as well as the passionate portrait of Steve McQueen, a man on top of success, ready to question everything (including private life) in order to realize the dream of filming on car racing. The feature film – featuring the participation of Steve McQueen’s wife and son as well as exclusive interviews with Derek Bell (five times winner at Le Mans) – offers a valuable breakthrough on the world of car racing in the 1970’s, while at the same time telling unpublished aspects of the character of the legendary actor. The documentary will be shown in one of 6 points of projections of the seventeenth century Palazzo Giureconsulti, in the hearth of Milano (in Piazza Duomo) that – besides to host the “Opening Ceremony” (on Wednesday, November 15th) – will be the “Core business” of the event (entrance by invitation upon necessary confirmation) articulated into 150 Projections (till now 30 worldwide and European premieres, etc. in), 4 Meetings, 2 Workshop, 4 Exhibitions, 2 Press Conference, 30 Awards of international guests, 20 Side Events distributed in different locations around Milano in collaboration with sports and cultural organizations. A six-day program with several appointments articulated in 10 prestigious venues, a “Widespread Festival” across the whole of Milan territory which will transform the city into a place dedicated to professionals, fans and tourists of any age. The submissions will expire on July 28th: in order to submit the productions: http://sportmoviestv.net/en/2017/05/18/registration-to-sport-movies-tv-2017-opened-milano-15-20-november/