Turin Film Festival, Palm Trees and Power Lines by Jamie Dack wins

Subscribe to our newsletter to stay updated on entertainment news The jury of the International Feature Film Competition composed by Nella Banfi (Italy/France), Fabio Ferzetti (Italy), Mike Kaplan (USA), Fernando E. Juan Lima (Argentina), Martina Parenti (Italy) awarded the awards of the fortieth edition of Turin Film Festival. Best Film (€18,000) is PALM TREES AND … Read more

Who was really Santa Chiara? Director Nicchiarelli sheds light on the power of a symbolic woman

Saint Clare is a very modern female model that speaks of an immense inner strength capable of giving substance to dreams. You represent the radical figure who, in a very rigid medieval society, does not hesitate to leave everything behind for the sake of an ideal, in this case the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Thus … Read more

Music according to the Chigiana Academy. Power yesterday, spirituality today

SIENA – «We have reached the third edition of the rediscovered Chigian international conferences – says Susanna Pasticci, director of the scientific committee of the journal ‘Chigiana’, Journal of Musicological Studies -, whose rebirth, after the long history of the past, is primarily due to the director of the Nicola Sani Academy, which strongly wanted … Read more

G20: the presidency passes to India, a rising power and voice of the southern hemisphere

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While celebrating its 75 years of independence, India he assumed the presidency of the G20 at a particularly delicate moment for international relations. The Russian invasion of Ukraine marked the previous presidency, that of Indonesia, although the Indonesian president, Joko Widodo, declared himself satisfied with the results obtained, in particular with the initiatives agreed at … Read more

Blessed: a story of spirituality and impure acts, of faith and power

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Benedetta is the sinful movie of 2021 directed by Paul Verhoevena shocking and audacious tale that originates from the essay by Judith C. Brown Impure acts – Life of a lesbian nun in Renaissance Italy. It is a reconstruction inspired by the life of Benedetta Carlinia 17th-century nun who upsets the balance of the convent … Read more

Who was really Santa Chiara? Director Nicchiarelli sheds light on the power of a symbolic woman

Saint Clare is a very modern female model that speaks of an immense inner strength capable of giving substance to dreams. You represent the radical figure who, in a very rigid medieval society, does not hesitate to leave everything behind for the sake of an ideal, in this case the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Thus … Read more

“Stolen Lives in the Name of God”: The book narrates the abuse of power that existed within the Catholic Church

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This Friday afternoon in conversation with the program Words Take Out Words, We spoke with the journalist María Olivia Browne, who is the co-author with Anicole Contreras of the book “Vidas robadas en nombre de Dios” and spoke about what the investigation of the book is about, which narrates the story of the protagonists themselves … Read more

Review | The Cairo Conspiracy: The Troubled Relationship Between Power and Religion

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After the revelation Confidential Cairoreleased on screens in 2017, the selection of the new feature film by Tarik Saleh in Competition at Cannes foreshadowed a nice surprise, the opportunity may be to confirm, or even amplify, the qualities identified in the previous opus. The Cairo Conspiracy (Boy From Heaven) is a political thriller set in … Read more

MOROCCAN SOFT POWER – By Mustapha Sehimi

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Soft power? A concept that now has its place in international relations. It designates the capacity of a political actor (State, multinational firm, NGO, network of citizens, etc.) to indirectly influence the behavior of another actor or the definition by this other actor of his own interests and this whole through structural, cultural or ideological … Read more