The opening day of the conference MAV 2012, will be about Joris Ivens. Several experts will speak about the film ‘L’Italia non è un paese povero’ of Ivens (1959).
At the the 15th, 16th and 17th of November, the conference MAV “materiali di antropologia visiva” (materials concerning visual anthropology) will be held. This is organized by the National Museum of popular art and traditions and the University of Roma ‘Sapienza’. Among the many experts and filmmakers they expect Daniele Vicari, Paolo Taviani, Virgilio Tosi, StefanoMissio and a few former representatives of the ENI (Ente Nazionale Idrocarburi), the employer of the film at that time.
The tripartite television-documentary about the winning of gas and oil in Italy ‘L’Italia non è un paese povero’ is still in the full interest of Italy.