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TRICASE THE SMALL CRADLE OF THE INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT CINEMAAt about fifty kilometers from Lecce, lies the town of Tricase. The city overlooks the Adriatic Sea and its coast, during the summer season, offers clear water and pristine nature making this area one of the bestinSalento.Tricaseisanancientcity,andinyear1200manylandownerswerefightingtoputtheir hands over these wonderful lands kissed by the sun. The last feudal lords were the Gallone Princes, an important family of Terra D'Otranto, who found residence in Tricase and stayed there for a very long time. Very famous is the castle of the family, which is none other than the Prince's Gallone Palace,beautifulbuildingandculturalcenterofthecity,homeoftheSalento International FilmFestival, another event organised by Salento Cinema, a no-profit organization dedicated to promoting international independent films, in recognition of the fact that movies are the most powerful form of cultural communication and link between cultures and peoples. The TRICASE INDIA FILM FEST will feature a combination of feature films, short films and documentaries, and a series of special events devoted to Indian culture, including a section dedicated to Indian culinary pleasures, Indian music and traditional dance performances: a unique opportunity to learn more about India's multi-faceted culture and the long history of its film production. FESTIVAL TEAM | GET INVOLVED