AUGUST 1The Open Reel represents the short film Agosto, an Italian/French co-production produced by La Bête, in association with Monfilmfest, and directed by duo Adriano Valerio and Eva Jospin.

The short film is about two children and their adventures in the countryside during a very hot month of August spent in Northen Italy.

After studying Law in Milan and cinema with Marco Bellocchio, he moved to Paris to earn a B.A. in film direction at EICAR. His short films have been selected and awarded in more than one hundred international festival, including Cannes Official Competition, where he got a Special Mention with 37.4 S
(also awarded with David di Donatello and Special Award at Nastri d’Argento 2014). Banat, his first feature film has been selected for Venice Film Festival International Critics Week 2015.

Was born in 1975 in Paris. She studied Architecture and Fine Arts at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Art de Paris en 2002. Her work evolved from painting and drawing to sculpture and she now uses cardboard to create monumental bas-relief forests. She has exhibited extensively in France (at Palais de Tokyo, Manufacture des Gobelins, Fondation EDF, Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Domaine de Chaumont, La Friche à Marseille) and abroad (Rome, Naples, Venise, Milan, Bologne, Dubai).