Sport in Milan city center as it has never been seen before…at cinema: October 25-30

24 Sep 2019

Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo, Josè Mourinho, one of the most beautiful Italian national basketball teams, the victory at the 1999 European Championships in France, the epic “Grande Torino”, the The unforgotten Granata champions and, again, An investigative report reveals the behind-the-scenes preparation of the Qatar World Cup 2022, the documentary about the greatest athletics: Jesse Owens, Usain Bolt, Tommie Smith, Carl Lewis, Ben Johnson. These are some of the contents of SPORT MOVIES & TV 2019 – 37th Milano International FICTS Fest( Final of 16 Festivals (around the 5 Continents) of the “World FICTS Challenge”, World Championship of Television, Cinema, Communication and Sport Culture scheduled in Milano from 25 to 30 October.

The event – under the slogan “FICTS Is Culture through sport” – is organized by FICTS – Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs (joined with 120 Countries, chaired by Prof. Franco Ascani, Member of IOC Commission for Culture and Olympic Heritage) recognized by the International Olympic Committee for which it promotes the values of sport through footages.

Usain Bolt protagonists of film Selected “Sprint” (Wild Bunch Tv – FRANCE)

Six days of Cinema, Television and Sport Culture (entrance by invitation with accreditation with 130 Projections coming from 53 Countries (Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Guatemala, Iran, etc.), 30 worldwide and European premieres and 30 exclusive Olympic footages, 55 Sport disciplines, 6 Exhibitions, 6 Meetings, 2 Workshop, 72 National and International Guests, 20 Side Events at the seventeenth-century Palazzo Giureconsulti, in the heart of Milano (Piazza Mercanti 2 – Piazza Duomo) “core business” of the event.

The Auditorium Testori of Palazzo Lombardia (Piazza Città di Lombardia, 1 – Milano) will host the Official Ceremonies of the event: Friday October 25th the Opening while Wednesday October 30th will take place the delivery of the “Guirlande d’Honneur” “the Oscar of the Cinema and sport Televisionbesides of the “Mention d’Honneur” and the “Special Awards”) to the winners of the Festival. During both the Ceremonies, is schedule the award of the “FICTS Gold Star” and the title of “Ambassador of Culture and Image of Sports” to 12 Olympic Champions and to 5 international directors.