Filmsscreening in competition at Giffoni (July 13-22) includePeter Cattaneo's OpalDream about a girl who lives in a small Australian opal mining town and hastwo special friends nobody else can see.
Thecompetition will also feature Jalla Jalla director Josef Fares' new film, Zozo. Set in1987, Zozois about a boy who grows up in
Otherfilms include Bill Paxton's The GreatestGame Ever Played, about two men competing in the 1913 Open golfchampionship, and Jessica Bendinger's film, Stick It, about a rebellious girl who isenrolled in an elite gymnastics programme.
Thefestival, founded and directed by Claudio Gubitosi,has four competition strands, with films divided by target age group.
Thefestival's jury is composed of 1600 young people from 29 countries, between theages of 6 and 25, who will be able to interact with the festival's guest actorsand directors.
Giffoni, a small town near
Since2005, Giffoni has a twin event in