September 16, 2011
From September 30 to October 2, the great journalism makes an appointment in Ferrara
Press conference to present the festival
It was presented yesterday, Thursday, Sept. 15, the fifth edition of the International Journalism Festival in Ferrara in 2011. At the press conference that was held at the hall of the Lorenzo Natali European Commission Representation in Italy at 12, intervene Giovanni De Mauro, director of the International Battistotti Lucio, director of the European Commission Representation in Italy, Tiziano Tagliani, mayor of Ferrara, Sergio Cecchini, Director of Communications Doctors Without Borders, and Paul Marcolini, ARCI President Ferrara.
Also this year, in Ferrara, the big names of international journalism and culture: "The festival of Ferrara, origin, five years ago, was designed as a real number
Internationally in terms of variety of proposals and signature. This year, with 169 guests and 74 meetings in three days I would say that we did, we reached the goal, "says Director John De Mauro. Witness the growth of the festival the city of Ferrara, "The greatest satisfaction is the collaboration of the city event. Almost, but not in Ferrara International International with Ferrara, "said Tagliani Titian, the Mayor of Ferrara.
Protagonists of the fifth edition of the festival the great revolutions and social policies with the voices of the Arab spring: Ziad Majed, a political activist of the Lebanese left and the Egyptians Issandr el Amrani, founder of The Arabist, and Hossam el Hamalawy, author of the blog Arabawy. And then the new feminism, the philosopher Michel Marzano, the Spanish writer Beatriz Preciado and the British journalist Natasha Walter.
The great names of artists and journalists will discuss the main themes of actuality: the expected meeting between the British intellectual and writer John Berger and activist Arundhati Roy of India, Al Qaeda after the death of Bin Laden with the British journalist Jason Burke, the upcoming elections in Argentina Horacio Verbitsky, Putin's Russia with the Novaya Gazeta reporter Yulia Latynina, the reportage of war sending the New York Times Elizabeth Rubin, precarious work and the general secretary of the CGIL Camusso Susanna.
And then the debate on social networks with Evgeny Morozov, author of The Net Delusion, and Bruno Giussani, European Director of TED. For the first time calling the TED Conference in Ferrara. Continue the commitment of the International Festival for a zero impact. Environmental policies we talk with the director of Greenpeace International Kumi Naidoo.
Do not miss the great shows in the evening. The concert of world music to the streets of Mali, Amadou and Mariam and dj-sets expected by Jovanotti. Directly from Venice, the film unveils the latest Terrestrial Gianni Gipi Pacinotti Black Bloc and the documentary of Charles A. Bachschmidt, theatrical performance the days of Genoa and the unpublished collection of documentary television.
Ferrara International is promoted by the International City of Ferrara, Ferrara Province, Emilia-Romagna, University of Ferrara, Fondazione Teatro Comunale of Ferrara, Ferrara, Earth and Water, IF Arch Ferrara Association. The festival is made possible by the collaboration of Doctors Without Borders, the European Commission Representation in Italy and Presseurop, with the support of Eni, Unipolis Foundation, World Food Programme (WFP), Banca Etica, Sammontana Ferrara and Holding Services Ltd. Webtv is made possible by Unipol. Thanks for Tiscali's media and technical partnerships and Radio 3, The Post and Euranet for media partnerships.
The following page has been translated from Italian. Any errors found are possibly due to the loss in translation