It is time for film festivals @CRH. This time, we have reserved a special space for movies during the Happy Hour time set every Wednesday in Via del Pigneto. Generally, Clients get a 15% discount on services while artists exhibit their works , rock bands play acoustic sets or actors play their pieces. Because ur intent is to bring art into the everyday life system, and this time we are pleased to host some works by Laura Bispuri, an emerging director from Rome. Laura feautured CRH for a Current TV project few years ago and we always been in touch since then. Without interrupting our working day, we arranged our salon as a cinema projecting 3 of her short movies: “Passing Time” -her most important work- and “ Salve Regina” from 2010 plus “Biondina” from 2011. All of them has been awarded into the most important Film Festival in Italy and abroad.
After a graduation in arts and a long family story concerning movies and cinema – her grandfather was a technician for Cinecittà studios and his father is an important film reviewer- Laura continued her studies at the Fandango Studios, having the chance to improve her knowledge and skills beside directors like
Muccino, Garrone and Ken Loach. After other short movies and a documentary , her “Passing Time” had been awarded with David di Donatello as Best Short Movie in 2010. Laura also received other several awards within the most important film festivals in Italy and abroad and “Passing Time” was selected as one of the 2011 seven most beautiful short movie in the world bringing Laura to the Cèsar awards celebrated in Paris. Her last recognition is the Nastro D’Argento award in 2011 as Emerging Italian Talent and now she is working to her first long movie taken from “Sworn Virgin”, a novel by Elvira Dones published by Feltrinelli. Out of thousands of movies sent for the competition, Her project is one of the 15 selected by The Atelier Cinefondaciòn at 2013 Cannes Festival. Sworn Virgin is the only Italian movie presented.