Special event opening short film

Les Aigles de Carthage The Eagles of Carthage

Directed by Adriano Valerio
France, Tunisia, Italy 2020
Runtime 20'

February 14, 2004, Radès Olympic Stadium, Tunis. The whole nation stands behind The Eagles of Carthage in the Africa Cup Final against Morocco. After many defeats they are just one step away from glory. Fifteen years after the match, Tunisians still recall the emotion of a day that deeply affected the History of the country.

Adriano Valerio

Corrado Serri

Julien Perrin

2two, Denya Okhra e Kaso

Aymen Laabidi

Mohamed Akari, Haikel Hezgui, Monem Abdelli, Aziz Drine, Karim Haggui, Safa Mesrati, 2two, Kaso

Boris Mendza, Gaël Cabouat, Stéphane Landowski (FullDawa Films), APA, French Lab Agency, Les Cigognes Films, Sayonara Film

Elenfant Distribution

Elenfant Distribution

SIC@SIC 2020 Adriano Valeri

Adriano Valerio (1977), a law graduate from the University of Milan, currently teaches Film Directing and Film Analysis at The International Film School of Paris, at the Fine Arts Lebanese Academy in Beirut and at the Istituto Marangoni. His short 37°4S won the David di Donatello award for Best Short, the Nastro d’Argento Special Prize (2014), and a Special Mention at the Cannes Film Festival (2013). His first feature Banat – the Journey was presented at the Venice International Film Critics’ Week (2015), and shown in more than 65 festivals worldwide. He was nominated for the David di Donatello for Best Emerging Director. His short Mon Amour Mon Ami was presented at the Mostra del Cinema di Venezia (Orizzonti, 2017), at TIFF, it was awarded the Amnesty Award (Paris, 2018) and Bridging the Boarders (Palm Springs, 2018). He directed two episodes of the TV series Close Murders, produced by Rai and Freemantle.