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Etna Book

WHEN AND WHERE

19/21 September 2019

Catania

 

WHAT IS

Festival of the book

 

ACTIVITIES

conferences, presentations, meetings, screenings, exhibitions, competitions

 

Etna Book is the first book fair organized in Catania, with the aim of promoting the culture by involving the readers and fans, and in the creation of a large circuit and literary.

The Dirty Dozen will be present as partners of the Etna Book, and in collaboration with the Library of the Regional University with the screening of "the Chronicles of poor lovers" by Carlo Lizzani, based on the novel by Vasco Pratolini, and "In this corner of the world" by Sunao Katabuchi, an adaptation of the anime of the same name manga by Fumiyo Kono from the same Kono has written the literary transposition. It will also be presented with the animated series "Alpacarl - The Alpacop" of the best-seller furoro fad Nicolosi, a young animator from catania.

 

 

 

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Palermo Comic Convention 2019

WHEN AND WHERE

6/8 September

The fair of the Mediterranean

Via Anwar Sadat, 13 - 90142 Palermo (PA)

 

WHAT IS

Festival of comics and Pop Culture

 

ACTIVITIES

Comics, exhibitors, games, video games, concerts, cosplay, cinema, and TV series.

 

The 5th edition of the Festival of comics and Pop culture with exhibits, guests from the world of comics and who pays great attention to all types of media and phenomena that capture the attention of "young people" of all ages, from cosplay to video games, from radio to live concerts, actors of cinema to the youtuber.

 

The Dirty Dozen will be present managing the Cinema Area where it will be screened several titles from "Captain Marvel" with "Avengers: Endgame" (thanks to a partnership with Disney uk), from "children who chase stars" a "Penguin Highway" and the best of animation in japanese (thanks to the partnership with Dynit). Many guests of this edition: Kevin McNally, Ludovica Martino, Rosanna Walls, Giulia Tarquini, Sara Labidi and Alex Polidori. Big news: PCC SHORT - International Festival of short Films.

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Sicily Game Expo: Open Beta

WHEN AND WHERE

27/28 July 2019

Etnapolis Shopping Center

Contrada Valcorrente, 23 - 95032 Belpasso (CT)

 

WHAT IS

Festival of gaming

 

ACTIVITIES

video games, boardgames, TCG, role-playing games, animation, social media, shows

 

Sicily Game Expo is the first festival of the sicilian dedicated entirely to the world of gaming.

The 27th and 28th of July kicks off the "Open Beta" that is a substantial glimpse at the free entry of what will be the first edition of the event.

 

 

 

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Japan Fest 6

WHEN AND WHERE

4/5 may

The Institute Ardizzone Gioeni

Via Etnea 595 - 95128 Catania (CT)

 

WHAT IS

Festival of japanese culture

 

ACTIVITIES

exhibitors, games, video games, concerts, cosplay

 

The 6th edition of the Festival of japanese culture: shows, exhibitions, games, cinema, food, and much more.

 

The Dirty Dozen will be present with his banquet information where you can find a lot of surprises, and with the Cinema Area where project 4 titles that will appassionereanno.

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Palermo Comic Convention 2018

WHEN AND WHERE

14/16 September 2018

The fair of the Mediterranean

Via Anwar Sadat, 13 - 90142 Palermo (PA)

 

WHAT IS

Festival of comics and nerd culture

 

ACTIVITIES

shows, meetings, conferences, displays, exhibitions, games, videogames, festivals, concerts, cosplay, previews

 

Festival of comics and pop culture are among the most important of Italy, now in its 4th edition, the PCC is an event that moves many people from all over Italy and not only.

 

The Dirty Dozen along with Movie Talk will manage the Cinema Area of the event, located on the 1st floor of the Pad. 4, taking care of the screenings and moderating the conferences with national and international guests.

 

The inside of the Pad. 20 will be present at the banquet information where you can find many surprises.

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Nerd Fest 4

WHEN AND WHERE

9/10 June

Shopping centre Centro Sicilia

SP 54 - 95045 Misterbianco (CT)

 

WHAT IS

The Festival of the nerd culture

 

ACTIVITIES

exhibitors, games, video games, concerts, cosplay

 

The 4th edition of the Festival that is the pride nerd its flag.

 

The Dirty Dozen will be present with his banquet information where you can find many surprises.

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Comicult and Games

WHEN AND WHERE

May 18/20

Square Via Paris - Rende (CS)

 

WHAT IS

Festival of comics and nerd culture

 

ACTIVITIES

meetings, conferences, stands, exhibitions, games, videogames, festivals, concerts, cosplay

 

Comicult and Games is a festival of comics and pop culture that takes place in Rende (near Cosenza) at its first edition which aims to become one of the most representative festivals in the sector in Italy.


Dirty Dozen will be present with his information banquet and will collaborate with the Cinema Area integrating the Organization's proposal with classic themed films with this:

- "King Kong - The forest giant" by Ishiro Honda (1967), version of the Kaiju Eiga master of the famous 1933 film;

- "The King of Africa" ​​by Ernest B. Schoedsack (1949), the last film of the 1933 "King Kong" co-director.

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JAPAN FEST 2018


WHEN AND WHERE

may 5/6

Ardizzone Gioeni Park

Via Etnea, 595 - Catania (CT)


WHAT IS

Festival of Japanese culture


ACTIVITIES

shows, exhibitions, conferences, stands, food, exhibitions, concerts, cosplay, workshops

Now in its 5th edition, the event offers a 360 ° view of the Japanese world and its rich culture.


Dirty Dozen will be present with his informative banquet and will take care of the "Fantastico Japan" festival, presenting 4 genre titles valid both for passionate film buffs and for the general public:

- "Uzumaki" by Higuchinsky (2000), horror based on the eponymous cult manga by Junji Ito;

- "Gorath" by Ishiro Honda (1962), the Kaiju Eiga master directs this science fiction film where the monster Magma appears;

- "Tales of the pale moon of August" by Kenji Mizoguchi (1953), a masterpiece of Japanese cinema, won the Silver Lion in Venice in '53 and earned an Oscar nomination in '56;

- "Lady Snowblood" by Toshiya Fujita (1973), the film that inspired Quentin Tarantino for his "Kill Bill" is taken from the homonymous manga written by Kazuo Koike.​

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