About the Filmmakers: Paolo Barberi & Riccardo Russo (THE WELL: WATER VOICES FROM ETHIOPIA)

Story: Mario Michelini. Direction: Paolo Barberi & Riccardo Russo. Screenplay: Barberi P., Michelini M., Russo R. Riccardo Russo, born in 1974, is an Italian independent filmmaker working in the field of social documentary production. With a PhD in Human Geography and a specialization in Audiovisuals for Human Rights, he founded in … Continue reading

Filmmaker Profile – Judy Lieff DEAF JAM

Judy Lieff

Deaf Jam’s Director Judy Lieff shares her vision, inpiration and what she learnt in the process of creating this extraordinary documentary. Fim screens Thursday 28th June @ Bella Union.   Director’s Statement I am thrilled to be sharing Deaf Jam with you. It has been a long and interesting journey … Continue reading

Inspiration for the making of The Last Survivor – Interviews with Director Michael Pertnoy

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Filmmaker Profile – Michael Pertnoy THE LAST SURVIVOR THE LAST SURVIVOR screens 31st May @ Bella Union Source: indieWIRE  Your movie: In 140 characters or less, what’s it about?  THE LAST SURVIVOR tells the stories of Survivors of four genocides as they struggle to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of … Continue reading

Director’s Statement & Filmmaker Bio’s -Trafficked The Reckoning

DIRECTOR’S STATEMENT Luigi Acquisto I’m  convinced that this film will rate well, receive strong reviews, and be a  landmark film in dealing with the issue of trafficking and slavery.  However, I am also motivated by the real  impact this film may have on the lives of young women and children … Continue reading