It was successfully presented the last September 12th at the prestigious BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Art) in Piccadilly Circus in London, to the press and to the British public, the documentary movie ”I Siciliani”, written and directed by Francesco Lama and starring with the wonderful Maria Grazia Cucinotta, sponsored by IRRITEC, leader company in the manufacturing of irrigation systems, with a watchful eye to the Made in Italy excellences and above all Made in Sicily excellences.
The movie was appreciated by British press and public as reported by some British newspapers, for telling the Sicilian reality through all the aspects, both positive and negative, and to have developed some interesting topics. After the press conference a gala dinner was organized to raise funds that will be donated for the construction of a gynecological hospital in Burundi.
The documentary “I Siciliani” tells about a Sicily true and real. The scenes were filmed in location of Sicily by the Strait of Messina to Etna, from Nebrodi mounts to Madonie mounts. Starring the timeless Sicilian actress Maria Grazia Cucinotta, are part of the cast actors as Leo Gullotta Tony Sperandeo, Pietrangelo Buttafuoco and Ninni Bruschetta. The film was produced by Nucciarte Productions with the support of Irritec, Sicilian Outlet Village, Mancuso Onlus Foundation, A ‘Vucciria Sicily old & new food Milan.
Irritec has appreciate the director’s invitation to support the film and to attend the presentation of the cinematographic project. The movie, in fact, combine the art of the documentary with the exaltation of places, such as Sicily, rich in natural beauty, as well as agronomic excellence. For Irritec, therefore, it was not hard to find the right motivation to support one of the topics that most interest the company: the environment and rationalizing water resources.


Irritec is among the first companies to introduce in Italy 40 years ago products for drip irrigation. In addition to the five Italian factories, Irritec is present with production plants in Spain, Mexico, Brazil and the United States becoming a reference point for the irrigation sector in the international market. Important and strategic stores are operating in Algeria and Germany. Thanks to an efficient production network, consisting of different realities subsidiaries and to a well-distributed sales network, products and services are at the grass roots in more than 140 countries worldwide. Through the reliability and expertise of over 700 employees who work in the world, Irritec caters to growers and both distributors.