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DOCartoon Brings Animated Docs to Tuscany

DOCartoon, the first festival in the world to be primarily dedicated to animated documentaries and non-fiction comics, will take place from September 24-30.

Press Release from DOCartoon

DOCartoon, the first festival in the world to be primarily dedicated to animated documentaries and non-fiction comics, will take place from September 24-30.

Created and directed by Thomas Martinelli, the festival that will take place in the city of Pietrasanta on the west coast of Tuscany — famous for its artistic vocation - will present a program full of animated documentary screenings and not only, sensitive to current events and reality, narrated with the use of creative images. Among the films, quite a few will be European and national previews and premieres.

Along with the screenings there will be a number of exhibitions related to non-fiction comics set up in the best art galleries in town, including also illustration and painting inspired by reality.

The festival will host also several talks and panels with authors, journalists and intellectuals on current issues and pages of recent history treated by the filmed and drawn works in program. Inaugurations of exhibitions, thematic parties, direct encounters with animators, artists, scriptwriters will be spread throughout the lovely city center in its galleries, bookshops, cafés and public venues.

For further information, please visit www.docartoon.it/index_eng.html.

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