September 19, 2022

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The Milano Design Film Festival arrived in Washington, DC with a selection of films dedicated to design, architecture and the relationship between humankind and the environment. “Bloom. Nature and Humanity” showcases the works of European directors who explore a variety of themes such as biodiversity, forestry practices, technology, science fiction and research. Selected by Netherlands-based Italian duo Formafantasma, the initiative includes productions from Belgium, the Netherlands, Portugal and Switzerland and is introduced by a recorded conversation between Formafantasma and the Italian curator of the festival, Cristiana Perrella. Titles presented include  “Cambio” by Formafantasma, Netherlands and “Becoming Animal” by Peter Mettler and Emma Davie, Switzerland/UK.

These initiatives were presented by the Italian Cultural Institute in collaboration with the Embassy of Belgium, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Embassy of Portugal, the Embassy of Switzerland and New York University.

*A registration was not a guarantee of a seat as seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. All guests are required to wear an acceptable mask as per NYU's COVID-19 policies (acceptable masks include: disposable masks i.e. surgical or medical procedure masks, KN95 masks, KF94 mask, or N95 masks). All visitors, vendors, and affiliates are required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and boosted (if eligible, based on CDC criteria) with an FDA-authorized or WHO-listed vaccine. Documentation must include: Name, Birthdate, Dates of doses, Vaccine manufacture, Documentation must be in English. If the documentation proof you provide does not meet these requirements, you will not be allowed access to NYU. All visitors, vendors, and affiliates are required to show a valid government-issued photo ID (children under 18 can provide non-government identification).