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Apocalypse Now cinematographer hosting masterclass in Dublin tonight for Silk Road Film Festival

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Vittorio Storaro - Apocalypse Now cinematographer receiving Lifetime Achievement Award at Silk Road Film Festival opening night

Vittorio Storaro - Apocalypse Now cinematographer receiving Lifetime Achievement Award at Silk Road Film Festival opening night

Vittorio Storaro - Apocalypse Now cinematographer receiving Lifetime Achievement Award at Silk Road Film Festival opening night

Apocalypse Now cinematographer Vittorio Storaro is holding a masterclass on the art of cinematography in Dublin this evening as part of the Silk Road Film Festival.

The masterclass for fans and film professionals will feature discussion on the films from Bernardo Bertolucci, Francis Ford Coppola, Warren Beatty and Carlos Saura.

The three-time Oscar winner was also presented with a lifetime achievement award on the opening night of the festival on Wednesday.

The third Silk Road Film Festival runs until Sunday March 22 and offers an exclusive programme of Asian, Arab, Persian, Middle Eastern, African, Mediterranean, and European cinema.

SRFF accepts productions from regions which were once part of the historical network of ancient trade routes of the great Silk Road.

The 2015 edition is showcasing over 145 films including features, documentaries, animations, short films and student films from 70 countries.

In addition to the 'Offline' program, the organisers have introduced the Silk Road Film Festival 'Online' where viewers from across the world can watch exclusive films, documentaries and animations from the official selection during the Festival.

The masterclass with Storaro will be held on the 20th March, 7.15pm in the Edmund Burke Theatre at Trinity College Dublin and is supported by Screen Training Ireland and Trinity College Dublin.

For detailed information on participating countries, film selection & events throughout the Festival visit http://silkroadfilmfestival.com/.  Buy tickets online through the festival website or at the venues.

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