The International Festival of Films on Art Online - 38th edition from March 17 to 29, 2020


Italy | 2018 | 92 min
English, Italian, German | Subtitles in English
Sound mixing: Matteo Milani
Editing: Giovanna Ferrara
Music: Eraldo Bernocchi
Cinematographer: Pierluigi Laffi
Sound: Massimo Pozzoli
Director: Andrea Bettinetti


World Premiere - In attendance of the team of the film : Andrea Bettinetti (director), Michele Bongiorno (producer) et Nicola Del Roscio ( President of Cy Twombly Foundation)
Presented with the support of the Institut Italien de Culture de Montreal

Cy Twombly (1928–2011) was a truly amazing artist: painter, illustrator, sculptor, and photographer. To celebrate what would have been his 90th birthday, this documentary pays homage to the prolific American creator, a contemporary of Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns. An inspiring soundtrack carries the film, which offers viewers a look at the creative process and poetic soul of a loving and altruistic man. It’s a delicate and tender work in the image of an artist who inspired none other than Michel Basquiat, Anselm Kiefer, Francesco Clemente, and Julian Schnabel.


Andrea Bettinetti

Andrea Bettinetti (1962) graduates in Architecture at the Politecnico di Milano before moving to the London International Film School where he attains the ‘Certificate in the art of Filmmaking’. After the studies he remains in London where he works first as an Art Director and then as a Director in commercials, pop promos and short films. Back in Italy in 1997 he works as a free-lance directors for commercials and corporate videos before shifting his attention to documentaries which have become with more than 20 films made, his main core business. His works have won several awards and have been shown at different festivals. Since 2007 he collaborates as a graduation tutor with Istituto Europeo Del Design (IED-Milan)
Filmography | Grande Circo Do Brasil ( 2001); Ricominciamo dai bambini (2001); Brinco paso y salto (2004); Il crepuscolo degli dei ( 2004) ; Una domenica come tante (2004); A Pitch Apart (2004) ; Mille Bolle Blu (2004); Campioni in Israele (2004); Indagine su un cittadino di nome Volonté (2004); Black Blanc Beur (2005); Hassiba (2005); Rudy (2006) ; Il commenda e l’incantabiss (2007); Checkpoint Pasta (2007) ; Le sorelle Diabolike (2007) ; Milano e il Calcio. Dalla rinascita alla Milano da bere (2009); Milano 2009, AIBA World Boxing Championship (2009) ; Genova e il Calcio. Le due anime della Superba (2010); Il Caso Laura D’Oriano. Fascicolo 11936 (2010); The magic adventure of Dolce & Gabbana Milano Thunder (2011) ; Reduci (2013); Piero Manzoni, Artista (2013); Il Sindaco (2014) ; Lungo la Blue Line (2014); Swinging Roma (2015); Nella terra dei Merli (2015); Fabio Mauri, ritratto a luce solida (2017)

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