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9.30pm
Piazzale Ceccarini

DIG Festival 2019 preview: “The Panama Papers”

The true story of two journalists whose work set off an international firestorm by revealing how easily the wealthy hid billions of dollars offshore. With a contribution from the film director, Alex Winter.

Screenings & Awards
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3.00pm
Spazio Tondelli

Till the very last pitch: the finalists of the DIG Pitch 2019 take the stage

The selected team of finalists only have ten minutes to convince our jury and see their documentary funded: who’s gonna win? Hosted by Alina Featherstone

Screenings & Awards
3.00pm
Palazzo del Turismo

Screening: “How Steve Bannon’s Far-Right ‘Movement’ Stalled in Europe”

Screening of the film shortlisted in the “Investigative Medium” section, followed by a Q&A with the author. Free entry.

Screenings & Awards
3.45pm
Palazzo del Turismo

Screening: “Mexico: In Search of Lost Migrants”

Screening of the film shortlisted in the “Reportage Medium” section, followed by a Q&A with the authors. Free entry.

Screenings & Awards
4.30pm
Palazzo del Turismo

Screening: “Generation Hate”

Screening of the film shortlisted in the “Investigative Long” section, followed by a Q&A with the authors. Free entry.

Screenings & Awards
5.40pm
Palazzo del Turismo

Screening: “All the Dictator’s Men”

Screening of the film shortlisted in the “Reportage Long” section, followed by a Q&A with the author. Free entry.

Screenings & Awards
6.00pm
Palazzo del Turismo

Narcos: investigating the white line connecting LatAm to Europe

Panel discussion with Luis Adorno, Cecilia Anesi, Nathan Jaccard, Calogero Gaetano Paci and Gian Guido Nobili. In english. Free entry.

Talks & Presentations
10.30pm
Piazzale Ceccarini

Live concert: Hugo Race Fatalists

Hugo Race, formerly of the Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and now an internationally based producer, composer, performer and author, will bring on stage with his project Hugo Race Fatalists. Free entry.

Live & Performances
11.45pm
Hotel Parco

DIG Welcome Party w/ dj set

At Hotel Parco’s Bar Brillo, we organised a very special party to close the night. Drinks, music and networking. Free entry.

Live & Performances
  • ALL THE EVENTS
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9.30am
Palazzo del Turismo

Shared secrets. How apps and social networks control your digital life

DIG Academy workshop held by Frederike Kaltheuner and Christopher Weatherhead from Privacy International.

Academy & Workshops
2.00pm
Palazzo del Turismo

Screening: ”Artificial pitch, Damned turf?”

Screening of the film shortlisted in the “Investigative Medium” section, followed by a Q&A with the authors. Free entry.

Screenings & Awards
2.50pm
Palazzo del Turismo

Screening: “The Trap” di Annie Kelly

Screening of the film shortlisted in the “Reportage Long” section, followed by a Q&A with the authors. Free entry.

Screenings & Awards
3.00pm
Palazzo del Turismo

Disclose. Inside the French digital journalism startup that speaks truth to power

Presentation by Alexandre Brachet (Upian), Mathias Destal and Geoffrey Livolsi (Disclose). Free entry. 

Talks & Presentations
4.45pm
Palazzo del Turismo

Screening: “The President’s Bodyguards Wealth”

Screening of the film shortlisted in the “Investigative Medium” section, followed by a Q&A with the authors. Free entry.

Screenings & Awards
4.30pm
Palazzo del Turismo

Inside data’s black box

After the Facebook scandals, did online democracy and transparency improve? A debate between Frederike Kaltheuner and Jillian York, moderated by Philip Di Salvo

Talks & Presentations
5.15pm
Palazzo del Turismo

Screening: “Online Crooks, Stealing Hearts (and Wallets)”

Screening of the film shortlisted in the “Investigative Long” section, followed by a Q&A with the authors. Free entry.

Screenings & Awards
5.30pm
Palazzo del Turismo

Personal Matters. The role of journalism in the era of advocacy and whistleblowing

Panel discussion with James Harkin, Gabriela Manuli and Matthew Caruana Galizia, moderated by Claudine Blais. Free entry.

Talks & Presentations
6.30pm
Piazzale Ceccarini

Naomi Klein: an interview

Reporter, best-selling author, professor, Naomi Klein is one of brightest and strongest voices of American journalism. Free entry.

Talks & Presentations
6.30pm
Palazzo del Turismo

Screening: “After the war: Afghanistan”

Screening of the film shortlisted in the “Reportage Medium” section, followed by a Q&A with the authors. Free entry.

Screenings & Awards
9.30pm
Piazzale Ceccarini

The DIG Awards ceremony. Special guest: Matthew Caruana Galizia

The 2019 Awards ceremony is the main event of the festival. Hosted by Valerio Bassan, with special guest Matthew Caruana Galizia

Screenings & Awards
10.30pm
Piazzale Ceccarini

Screening: “The Cleaners”

Screening of the film shortlisted in the “Masters” section. Introduction by Philip Di Salvo (EJO) e Jillian York (Electronic Frontier Foundation). Free entry.

Screenings & Awards
10.30pm
Spazio Tondelli

Thurston Moore live. Opening: Giorgio Poi

A great live show to wrap up the second day of the festival: alternative rock legend Thurston Moore, founder of the Sonic Youth, and Giorgio Poi will take the stage at Spazio Tondelli. Entrance: €20.

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2.30pm
Hotel Parco

How are we affected by social changes in Latin America?

What can European journalists learn from South-American colleagues? This session will present an in-depth picture of the situation of this ever-evolving journalistic laboratory. Limited access, registration required.

Academy & Workshops
3.15pm
Palazzo del Turismo

Screening: “Myanmar’s Killing Fields” by Evan Williams

Screening of the film shortlisted in the “Investigative Long” section, followed by a Q&A with the authors. Free entry.

Screenings & Awards
4.15pm
Palazzo del Turismo

Screening: “Elalab: Zé Wants to Know Why”

Screening of the film shortlisted in the “Reportage Medium” section, followed by a Q&A with the authors. Free entry.

Screenings & Awards
5.00pm
Palazzo del Turismo

Screening: “Isis, Tomorrow. The Lost Souls of Mosul”

Screening of the film shortlisted in the “Reportage Long” section, followed by a Q&A with the authors. Free entry.

Screenings & Awards