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Chile - "The wireless pioneer. Guglielmo Marconi 1874-1937"

From July 20 to 27, the documentary by Enza Negroni and a webinar by Enzo Chiarullo online on the Italian Cultural Institute of Santiago channels

The Italian Cultural Institute of Santiago pays homage to Guglielmo Marconi on the anniversary of his death, July 20, an event which is part of its extensive programme of activities highlighting and strengthening the relation of friendship between Chileans and Italians.

From July 20 to 27, on the platform Vivere all’Italiana and on the Institute’s social channels the documentary by Enza Negroni The wireless pioneer - Guglielmo Marconi 1874-1937 will be released, besides the webinar by Enzo Chiarullo Sasso and Marconi: how to communicate a cumbersome brand.

Journalist and expert of Marconi, Chiarullo is the responsible for the organization of the Marconi Radio Days, an event gathering every year in Sasso Marconi a series of enthusiasts not only of the figure of Guglielmo Marconi but also of the new communication languages and technologies.
He will tell about his experience in promoting Marconi’s places worldwide, and about the importance of Guglielmo Marconi as communicator, since he understood the message is the core of a correct communication.

The documentary by Enza Negroni was realized in 2009 on the occasion of the centenary of the Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to Guglielmo Marconi. It was produced by POPCult, a production company based in Bologna specialized in creative documentaries, in collaboration with Emilia-Romagna Region, Fondazione Guglielmo Marconi, Fondazione Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, the National Committee for the Marconi Nobel Prize Centenary.

The wireless pioneer tells the life of Marconi staring from the turn-of-the-century Bologna, blending theatrical drama, film technique and news reporting to narrate Marconi’s life and places, his first discoveries and success, the moments of great suffering, the changing in his behaviour and way of life, the international implications, to the final result.

Actor Giorgio Comaschi, narrator and "eyewitness" of an extraordinary life, accompanies us in this story alternating some funny moments, fictionalized anecdotes and observations on the great Bolognese inventor, chronicles of his life, and disclosing the importance of his discoveries, which today allow us to use mobile phones, remote controls, and satellite technology.

In a video contribute, Enza Negroni explains the process of the making of the film and the reasons that led her to realize this biography depicting a different, unknown and more human Marconi.

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