14

“ALLORA FEST”

1ST EDITION

21-26 JUNE 2022, OSTUNI


 

 

THE FIRST EDITION OF THE ALLORA FEST, AN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CINEMA, ART AND MUSIC, TOOK PLACE IN OSTUNI, PUGLIA, FROM 21- 26 JUNE. AN INTERNATIONAL ROSTER OF ARTISTS, DIRECTORS AND ACTORS SUCH AS OLIVER STONE, EDWARD NORTON, MARISA TOMEI, PAOLO CANEVARI, JEREMY IRONS, ALFRE WOODARD, ABEL FERRARA, PAWEL PAWLIKOWSKI, MALGOSIA BELA, SINEAD CUSACK, MATT DILLON, MICHAEL NOZIK AND BOBBY MORESCO COULD BE SPOTTED IN THE WHITEWASHED STREETS OF OSTUNI. 

THE CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF THE FESTIVAL IS RICCARDO RUINI, ALONGSIDE ARTISTIC DIRECTORS SOL COSTALES DOULTON AND SILVIA BIZIO.

THE THEME OF ALLORA FEST IS ‘CELEBRATING THE BEST OF US!’ AND SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES WERE AT THE CORE OF THE SELECTION, FOCUSING ON INTERNATIONAL AND ITALIAN PREMIERES, ART INSTALLATIONS AND CONCERTS THAT LIFT THE HUMAN SPIRIT AND ENCOURAGE DIVERSITY, INCLUSION, EQUITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE.

 

     

 

RICCARDO RUINI DESIGNED AND CURATED THE FESTIVAL’S VISUAL IDENTITY AND BRANDING STRATEGY; THE COLOUR RED AND BOLD LETTERING AS THE DNA OF A FESTIVAL THAT ASPIRES TO SET A STANDARD OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY TO FOLLOW. RICCARDO RUINI CREATED THE LOGO ALLORA AND THE PRESENTATIONS; HE CURATED THE WEBSITE DESIGN, EDITORIAL PLAN FOR SOCIAL MEDIA AND ALL PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS, ALL IN ALIGNMENT WITH THE FESTIVAL’S DNA.

 

 

IN ADDITION, RICCARDO RUINI AND HIS VIDEO TEAM MANAGED THE CREATION AND PRODUCTION OF ALL THE FESTIVAL VIDEO MATERIALS. EVERY EVENT, FROM THE RICH MASTERCLASS PROGRAM TO RED CARPET CELEBRATIONS AND GALAS, WAS EXPERTLY FILMED AND EDITED TO CREATE PHOTO AND VIDEO CONTENT FOR SOCIAL MEDIA.

 

 

ALWAYS IN DIALOGUE WITH THE GLAMOUR OF THE FASHION WORLD, RICCARDO RUINI INVITED FASHION PHOTOGRAPHERS DUSAN RELJIN AND THE YOUNG ARTIST AND PHOTOGRAPHER PAOLO CENCIARELLI TO SHOOT A SITE-SPECIFIC BLACK AND WHITE ARTISTIC REPORTAGE OF THE EVENT. AN INTIMATE AND UNIQUE WAY TO DESCRIBE THE FESTIVAL FROM A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE.

 

PAOLO CENCIARELLI - OSTUNI/LA

 

 

DURING THE SIX-DAY DURATION OF THE ALLORA FEST, A RICH PROGRAM OF MASTERCLASSES DELIVERED BY 10 ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS OR NOMINEES AND MULTIPLE GOLDEN GLOBE, EMMY AND DAVID DONATELLO WINNERS WERE HELD DAILY AT THE CINEMA PALAZZO ROMA IN OSTUNI. IN ADDITION TO THE RICH PROGRAMME OF FEATURES AND SHORTS, GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING MUSICIAN AND ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVIST, MOBY, CREATED AN ORIGINAL DJ MIX THAT WAS PRESENTED EXCLUSIVELY AT THE FESTIVAL. ON THE ART FRONT, INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED ARTIST PAOLO CANEVARI WITH CARDI GALLERY CREATED A SITE-SPECIFIC INSTALLATION AT THE ABANDONED TOBACCO MANUFACTURE OF OSTUNI: INNOCENTI, MONUMENTI DELLA MEMORIA, 2022.

 

THE THEME OF THE FESTIVAL -CELEBRATING THE BEST OF US! - CAME TO LIFE DURING THE GALA AWARD CEREMONY. UNLIKE OTHER FESTIVALS, THE ALLORO AWARDS WERE NOT HANDED OUT TO FILMMAKERS AND ACTORS. INSTEAD, FILMMAKERS AND ACTORS PRESENTED AWARDS TO REAL-LIFE HEROES OF SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE. DOCTORS, RESCUE WORKERS, JOURNALISTS, COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS AND THOSE FIGHTING ON THE FRONT LINES FOR PEACE AND DIGNITY WERE HONOURED ON STAGE ON THE 25TH OF JUNE.

 

 



ISSUE N° 14 / “ALLORA FEST” 1ST EDITION 21-26 JUNE 2022, OSTUNI

ISSUE N° 13 LA PERLA SPRING SUMMER 2022 / LA PERLA SPRING SUMMER 2022 "SUMMER IN THE CITY"

ISSUE N° 12 / RRS PARK HYATT MILANO

ISSUE N° 11 PACIOTTI / PACIOTTI FW 21/22

ISSUE N° 10 BLAZÉ / BLAZÉ FW 21 "AFTERNOON DELIGHT WITH DREE HEMINGWAY"

ISSUE N° 09 PINKO FALL WINTER 21/22 / PINKO FALL WINTER 21/22 "PINKO WONDERLAND "

ISSUE N° 08 PINKO FALL WINTER 21/22 / PINKO FALL WINTER 21/22 "PINKO IN WONDERLAND"

ISSUE N° 07 BLAZE PRE FALL 2021 / BLAZE PRE FALL 2021 “HOME SUIT(E) HOME”

ISSUE N° 06 / PINKO SS 2021 CAMPAIGN

ISSUE N° 05 / WALK FOR GIANTS WITH RICCARDO RUINI STUDIO

ISSUE N° 04 / PINKO FW 2020/21 CAMPAIGN

ISSUE N° 03 / LA PERLA SS 2020 BY RICCARDO RUINI STUDIO

ISSUE N° 02. PINKO SS 2020 / PINKO SS 2020 CAMPAIGN WITH LILY ALDRIDGE

ISSUE N° 01. WWD ARTICLE APRIL 13 2020 / CORONAVIRUS CRISIS HITS FALL 2020 AD CAMPAIGN PRODUCTION

ISSUE N° 00. SPECIAL ISSUE / CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF FLORA BY GUCCI