La Manzana de Eva

Show times: 20:30

Original Language: Only on March 23rd
MPAA Rating: NR

Please note that this is a film in Spanish with subtitles in Italian

The first of five documentaries that will be presented for the 1st Amnesty International Human Rights Film Festival at the Cinema Detour from March 23rd to May 18th. After each documentary, experts will discuss with the public on the delicate topics presented. There will be also the opportunity of a Q&A session with the director.

Synopsis: La Manza de Eva (Eva’s apple) is a documentary film reporting the barbarity of Female Genital Mutilation, showing how international agencies and private and public entities fight and look for alternative measures to end this reprehensible practice.

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Alive & Kicking

Show times:
– On March 24th: 20:00 – Premiere
– On March 27th: 20:30

Original Language: Only on March 24th and 27th
MPAA Rating: NR

Synopsis: Alive and Kicking gives the audience an intimate, insider’s view into the culture of the current swing dance world while shedding light on issues facing modern society. The film follows a select group of swing dancers who actively participate in competition around the world. This documentary provides a snap shot of what it’s like to be a competitive dancer and why the dance brings joy to so many people around the world.

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The First Shot

Show times: 20:30

Original Language: Only on March 28th
MPAA Rating: NR

Please note that this is a film in Chinese with subtitles in Italian. 

The director Yan Cheng will be present to the screen to meet the pubic.

Synopsis: Winner of the 53rd Pesaro International Festival of New Cinema, the documentary tells the passion, the dreams, the weaknesses, the fears of three boys born after 1989. No one directly lived the time of Tiananmen Square, but they suffer the inevitable problems behind of exaggerated economic growth. They face a world, a society that runs beyond the speed of light, and as often happens, young people are the most fragile victims.

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Ticket Prices

Annual membership card: € 4.00
Movie tickets: €5.00

Where is the Cinema Detour?

Via Urbana, 107

Rome Review Tip: The movie theater Cinema Detour is located in the Rione Monti, 2 minutes walk from the Metro B stop Cavour.

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Based at the Cinema Detour since 2010, ON THE ROAD FILM FESTIVAL is devoted to contemporary independent cinema – fiction, documentary and experimental – presenting travelogues, urban and waste-land wanderings, real or imaginary topographies, unexpected detours, psycho-geographical drifts, migration and nomadism.

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