Cristiano Ronaldo mania is everywhere. “SPORT MOVIES & TV 2018 – 36th Milano International FICTS Fest” (www.sportmoviestv.com Final of 16 Festivals (around the 5 Continents) of the “World FICTS Challenge” World Championship of Television, Cinema, Communication and Sport Culture scheduled in Milan (Italy), from 14th to 19th November, pay a tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo, the most followed footballer on social media able to make a boom of Juventus followers (his new team).
On November 17th, during “Sport Movies & Tv 218” and on the occasion of Italy – Portugal for the UEFA Nations League, will be projected the works about the five times “Gold Ball”. Main stage for the projections will be the seventeenth-century Palazzo Giureconsulti, in the heart of Milan (Piazza Mercanti 2 – Piazza Duomo) “core business” of the event (admission by invitation with accreditation) with 120 Projections (among which 30 worldwide and European premieres), 4 Exhibitions, 4 Meetings, 2 Workshop, 2 Press Conference, 16 Awards of international guests, 7 Side Events distributed in 10 locations around Milano. The Auditorium Testori of Palazzo Lombardia (Piazza Città di Lombardia, 1 – Milano) will host the “Opening Ceremony” (November 14th) and the “Award Ceremony” (November 19th).
Among the works in competition to “Sport Movies & Tv 2018” about the most popular soccer player in the world: “Ronaldo vs Messi: face off!”, a documentary (directed and produced by Tara Pirnia) that highlights the most felt “sporting rivalry”, talent and ability in modern football between the two football stars of the contemporary era.
“Chasing CR7” (Deutsche Welle – Germania): Thomas Lemmer, envoy of the program “Kick off!”, He made the impossibile to meet and interview Cristiano Ronaldo (hard, and almost impossibile for the fans meet him) at the end he finally do it. “Cristiano Ronaldo: The World at His Feet” (Vision Films – USA): about the story of the football player, from is beginning with Portugal with the t-shirt of Sporting Lisbona to the court of Sir Alex Ferguson his mentor at Manchester United up to consecration at Real Madrid.
Football, with prestigious guests, will have the role of protagonist with the International Festival “Movies & Tv Football” consisting of television and productions dedicated to football: fiction, documentaries, shorts, stories of champions, broadcasts and tv programs, etc. whose main theme is football in the various applications, for television, for cinema, for new technological platforms. Cristiano Ronaldo will not the only “star” on screen. Between his “worthy opponents”, we found the Russian goalkeeper of soccer and hockey Lev Yashin, nicknamed “Black spider”, appear on the official poster of FIFA World Cup played in Russia. “Lev Yashin Number 1” (Production “Centre” Dynamo – Russia), direct by Svetlana Krapivina and product by Evgeny Bogatyrev (he made over 100 sports movie), it shows the extraordinary personality in field and out about the best goalkeeper in the history. The only one, in his role, to win the “Gold Ball” even the only one voted like best goalkeeper in the XX century for the International Federation of Football History and Statistics.
The event – under the slogan “FICTS Is Culture through sport” – is organized by FICTS – Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs, joined with 116 Countries (chaired by Prof. Franco Ascani, member of IOC Culture and Olympic Heritage Commission) recognized by the International Olympic Committee for which it promotes the values and the olympism of sport through footages.