AT THE BATTLE FRONT. CAMERAMEN AND PHOTOGRAPHERS NARRATE THE GREAT WAR
From January 29th to May 17th, the National Cinema Museum presents a rich iconography at the Mole Antonelliana, following a thematic path that highlights the different themes and genres of war photography and cinema. Institutional shots, propaganda images of great aesthetic impact, amateur photographs, less aesthetic, taken by amateur photographer-soldiers and, in parallel, film sequences and literary quotations offer the visual story of the Great War to visitors.
PRIMO LEVI’S WORLDS
As part of the celebrations for the Day of Memory and on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz the idea was born of narrating the writer and chemist, a witness of the Holocaust, starting from his tale Carbonio
, included in his collection of short stories The Periodic Table
. The exhibition in the Medieval Court of Palazzo Madama, from January 22nd to April 6th, is organised in collaboration with the Primo Levi International Studies Centre.
PIEMONTE MOVIE gLOCAL FILM FESTIVAL
This will be the fourteenth edition of the festival, which has now become an irreplaceable showcase for past, present and future regional cinema, thanks to its contests for short films and documentaries, or its tributes and focuses. From 10 to 14 March, Cinema Massimo e Sala Il Movie.
TORINO INCONTRA BERLINO
As occurred in 2013 with Torino incontra la Francia
(Torino meets France); 2015 is characterised by a new journey, that of Torino incontra Berlino
(Turin meets Berlin), a journey that embellishes, by its rich agenda of initiatives and events, the cultural offers of Turin for the EXPO and leads to the knowledge of art and culture of two populations which are not afraid to engage in new ways, by sharing the wealth of similarities and the beauty of differences.
THE NEW GALLERIA SABAUDA AND THE POLO REALE
The opening of the New Savoy Gallery – which was inaugurated on December 4th 2014 - is the last piece that completes the design of the Polo Reale, a museum complex which is amongst the largest and most significant not just in Italy. With the transfer of the Sabauda Gallery from the Palazzo del Collegio dei Nobili to the manica lunga
(wing) of the Royal Palace, a new and updated construction has been created, strengthened not only by innovative museography solutions, but also by more spacious and functional exhibition spaces.