curated by Vera Viselli
Flesh and Bone
Moira Walley-Beckett, Usa, 2015 (1st season, 8 episodes)
Who’s waiting for a series (which came a little late, maybe) in the style of The Company di R. Altman, be careful: Claire Robbins, the young ballerina which leaves Pittsburgh to reach New York and join the American Ballet Company, is not a featureless character as the result obtained by Altman.
At this time one year ago, the Ice bucket challenge went viral and through this idea celebrities helped out to reach a big amount of economical donation for the research on ALS. during that time, the american songwriter Joe D’Urso came to Latina (Italy) for a date of his Italian tour and decided to offer his music to support AVIS, the blood donation association, getting involved in a deeper way. Joe, whose attitude for organizing charity and socially involved concerts is well known, came to play with the Italian musician Andrea Montecalvo e Tony Montecalvo (formers of the band The Backstreets, they always support Joe on his Italian tours). When we met he received me with a big smile and greeted me as an old friend. He’s tough and gentle at the same time and you would say he’s got the look of a good giant you would surely trust in. So here we go… … JOE D’URSO // WHEN MUSIC CROSSES COUNTRIES