International competition reserved to documentaries dedicated to the exploration of work-related issues. Works made all over the world, lasting more than 30 minutes and made after January 1st, 2019 are admitted. The works will compete for the following prizes, supported by the Regional Inail Direction: Award for best documentary (4,000 Euros), Award for best subject (2,000 Euros), Audience Award (1,000 Euros).
Competition reserved for short films dedicated to the exploration of work-related issues. Works made in the European Union by directors under 40 years of age, lasting less than 30 minutes and produced after January 1st 2019 are admitted. The works will compete for the following prizes, supported by the Turin Chamber of Commerce: Award for the best short film (5,000 Euros), Award for best director (3,000 Euros), Award for the best subject about current Italian reality (2,000 Euros).
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59.1. THE PROFESSION OF THE DOCUMENTARY MAKER
59.1. THE PROFESSION OF THE DOCUMENTARY MAKER (59.1 Il mestiere del documentarista, Italy, 2021, 23′) Buy your ticket online Director: Sandro Bozzolo Screenplay: Sandro Bozzolo Photography: Sandro Bozzolo Editing: Marco Lo Baido Music: Pier Renzo Ponzo Ciro Buttari Cast: Tanchi Michelotti, Alex Biancheri, Leo Lacarne, Silvio Galliano, Mauro Brondi Production: Centro Cooperazione Culturale, Archivio Super8misti, Cooperativa […]
IT’S ALL UP TO YOU
IT?S ALL UP TO YOU (Dipende tutto da te, Italy, 2021, 15′) Buy your ticket online Director: Daniele Ceccarini Screenplay: Daniele Ceccarini Photography: Francesco Tassara Editing: Daniele Ceccarini, Francesco Tassara Music: Riccardo D?Ambra Cast: Matteo Taranto (il padre), Leon Carassale (il figlio), Roberto Alinghieri (direttore del personale) Production: LVNAE Produzione A young man who lives […]
TOMORROW (Domani, Italy, 2021, 4′) Buy your ticket online Director: Tommaso Papetti Music: Royalty Free Commons DDT Bensound Komiku – Tension Cast: Aurora Bertiero, Enrico Chizzotti, Felicita Bertiero, Francesca Miglio, Giorgio Papetti, Graziella Testaceni, Giulia di Gianni, Irene Leonardi, Maria Paola Chirone, Mario Barbaro, Maurizio Negrati Production: Povero Cinema A group of people, outside a […]
GAS STATION (Italia, 2020, 10′) Buy your ticket online Director: Olga Torrico Screenplay: Olga Torrico Photography: Eleonora Contessi Editing: Corrado Iuvara Cast: Olga Torrico, Claudio Collovà, Gabriele Zapparata Producer: Adam Selo, Olga Torrico Production: Sayonara Film, Factory Film, Terre di Cinema Association Alice works at a gas station. She used to be a musician […]
INSIDE (Italia, 2019, 13′) Buy your ticket online Director: Kenta Crisà Screenplay: Diletta Meoni, Matteo Borsato, Emma Bresciani, Roberto Todone Photography: Luciano Federici Editing: Giancarlo Zema Scenography: Gloria Bolchini Music: Nicolò Zilocchi, Amedeo Fresia Cast: Antonio Careddu, Valeria De Michele, Simone Mandalà, Silvia Mastrandrea, Polina Kochelenko Producer: Matilde Capello, Stefano Demarie, Rossella Donderi Production: Bear […]
WE’RE HIRING (J’embauche, France, 2021, 3′) Buy your ticket online Director: Anaïs Peleyrol Screenplay: Anaïs Peleyrol Photography: Eric Barzman Music: Louis-Marie Girard Cast: Nico Ravel, Tristan Tenardier During an interview for the hiring of a new HR manager, a business manager challenges a candidate by asking him a series of politically incorrect questions. Anaïs Peleyrol […]
AFTER MIDNIGHT (Le ore piccole, Italy, 2020, 10′) Buy your ticket online Director: Adriano Losacco Screenplay: Pasquale Pio Ferrara e Adriano Losacco Photography: Michele Vitobello Editing: Mauro Pomo Scenography: Michele Tataranni Music: Supernova Collective Cast: Lello Tedeschi, Maria Tisci, Alessio Minenna Producer: Fabiana Fanelli Production: Teatri di Bari Radar Theater?s janitor starts to perceive, while […]
LES EXEMPLAIRES (France, 2020, 15′) Buy your ticket online Director: Guillaume Créton Screenplay: Guillaume Créton e Leopold Wu Photography: Yann Guillaume Editing: Yann Bonneau Scenography: Anne Galera Music: Matthieu Coscarella Cast: Frédéric Kneip, Michael Assié, Céline Perra, Christophe Morillon-Herrnberger, Philippe Caulier, Auriane Wallabregue, Margherita Oscuro, Francis Bonnelle Producer: Marie-Eve Roca A teacher commits suicide a […]
LIANA BORTOLON. DISCOVERING ART
LIANA BORTOLON. DISCOVERING ART (Liana Bortolon. Alla scoperta dell’arte, Italy, 2021, 17′) Buy your ticket online Director: Francesca Giuffrida Screenplay: Francesca Giuffrida Photography: Daniele Catenazzi Editing: Angela Anzelmo Music: Paky di Maio Cast: Nucci Notari, Liliana Collavo, Angiola Bortolon, Sandra Aitken, Vania Meneghetti Producer: Francesca Giuffrida, Sandra Aitken Production: Soroptimist Club Milano Alla Scala Liana […]
THE INSTRUMENT OF FAME
THE INSTRUMENT OF FAME (Lo strumento della fama, Italy, 2020, 15′) Buy your ticket online Director: Jacopo Testone Screenplay: Jacopo Testone Photography: Giacomo Ferrari Editing: Jacopo Testone Scenography: Rachele Leccadito Music: Francesco ?Squarta? Caligiuri e Gabriel ?Gabbo? Centofanti Cast: Filippo Tirabassi, Alberto Testone, Leonardo Silla Producer: Matteo Gagliardi, Jacobo Testone, Errico Di Vaio, Fabrizio Fiore […]
MY SMALL BUSINESS
MY SMALL BUSINESS (Mi pequeña empresa, Spain, 2021, 8′) Buy your ticket online Director: Celia Agüero Screenplay: Celia Agüero Photography: Alejandro San Emeterio Editing: Alejandro San Emeterio, Celia Agüero Cast: Clara Pereda, Celia Agüero Producer: Alejandro San Emeterio, Celia Agüero Production: Celia Agüero Clara is sixty years old. She travels every day with her […]
NOT QUITE KEN LOACH
NOT QUITE KEN LOACH (Non esattamente Ken Loach, Italy, 2021, 18′) Buy your ticket online Director: Stefano Moscone Screenplay: Nicola Landi e Umberto Malagrinò Photography: Niccolò Arcostanzo Editing: Stefano Moscone Scenography: Gherardo Do Cast: Andrea Caldi, Elena Cascino, Giovanni Cifarelli, Daniele Rommelli, Elisa Muriale, Stefania Zito, Monica Martinelli, Elena Paoli, Marinella Pavanello, Gianluca Bottoni […]
OFFICE (Francia, 2021, 9′) Buy your ticket online Director: Marine Pichon Screenplay: Marine Pichon Photography: Paul Chapel Editing: Marine Pichon Scenography: Alexis Néret Music: Johany Berland Cast: Géraldine Baroni, Laura Mazeaud Producer: Marine Pichon Production: Ellaya Company At the offices of a start-up that aims to be creative, employees repeat their daily activities in a […]
ROOTS (Radici, Italy, 2020, 15′) Buy your ticket online Director: Duccio Brunetti Screenplay: Jacopo Fioretti Raponi, Duccio Brunetti Photography: Beppe Pezzullo Editing: Emaki srl Music: Alessandro Elisei Producer: Ilaria Apericida Production: Adèspota Films An interview, the possibility to exorcise ghosts from the past, present and future. A dreamlike reading of the Italian world of work […]
ZHENG (Italy, 2020, 25′) Buy your ticket online Director: Giacomo Sebastiani Screenplay: Giacomo Sebastiani, Alejandro de la Fuente Photography: Giorgio Giannoccaro Editing: Enrico Giovannone Scenography: Marta Giacheddu Music: Matteo Valeri, Giovanni Corona Cast: Zheng Naiqiao, Xu Chuantao, Bian Minhao, Wang Juan, Chen Yurong Producer: Alejandro de la Fuente Production: Atacama film, Malfé film, Ouvert Zheng […]
SMART YOU (Italy, 2021, 9′) Buy your ticket online Director: Fabian Mosele Music: Fabian Mosele Cast: Richard Ashwell, Nina Nikolic, Sherman Alpert, Kate Sheridan Producer: Fabian Mosele Production: University of Bolzano?s Faculty of Arts and Design ?Smart You is your automated self, the latest technology that will make your life simpler?. Using seemingly joyful ads, the […]
Lavoro 2021 Award
#LETS_SAVE_PUBLIC_HEALTHCARE (#Salviamo_l’ospedale_publico, Tunisia, 2019, 51′) Buy your ticket online Director: Alessandro Diaco Script: Faten Mayoufa e Alessandro Diaco. Photography: Alessandro Diaco Editing: Alessandro Diaco Scenography: Mongi-Slim di La Marsa Hospital, Mongi-Ben Hamida National Institute of Neurology, Charles- Nicole Hospital, La Rabta Hospital. Cast: patients, doctors, nurses, healthcare workers, hospital workers, basic trade unionists and […]
BREXITALY (Italy, 2020, 40′) Buy your ticket online Director: Carmine De Ieso, Martina Galliè, Greta Rossi Script: Carmine De Ieso, Martina Galiè, Greta Rossi Photography: Carmine De Ieso, Martina Galiè, Greta Rossi Editing: Carmine De Ieso, Martina Galiè, Greta Rossi Music: Davide Norcini Cast: Daria Mazzocchio, Michele Di Milo, Aisha Offeh, Giuseppe Colacino, Silvia Consoli, […]
GIOTTO – GIORDANO BRUSCHI’S PROLETARIAN NINETEEN HUNDREDS
GIOTTO – GIORDANO BRUSCHI’S PROLETARIAN NINETEEN HUNDREDS (Giotto – Il Novecento proletario di Giordano Bruschi, Italy, 2020, 56′) Buy your ticket online Director: Ugo Roffi Script: Ugo Roffi, Ludovica Schiaroli Photography: Ugo Roffi Editing: Ugo Roffi Cast: Giordano Bruschi Producer: Ugo Roffi, Ludovica Schiaroli Production: Ugo Roffi, Ludovica Schiaroli with the contribution of Coop […]
GOLDEN FISH, AFRICAN FISH
GOLDEN FISH, AFRICAN FISH (Senegal, 2019, 60′) Buy your ticket online Director: Moussa Diop, Thomas Grand Script: Thomas Grand, Moussa Diop Photography: Thomas Grand Editing: Thomas Grand Musica: Moussa Diop Producer: Thomas Grand Production: ZideoProd in in collaboration with Rosa Luxemburg Foundation & Mundus Maris Casamance, southern Senegal. Facing the growing threat of companies that […]
AT THE FRONT LINE
AT THE FRONT LINE (In prima linea, Italy, 2020, 82′) Buy your ticket online Director: Matteo Balsamo, Francesco Del Grosso Script: Francesco Del Grosso Photography: Gianluca Sacchi Editing: Roberto Mariotti Music: Paolo Fosso Cast: Isabella Balena, Giorgio Bianchi, Ugo Lucio Borga, Francesco Cito, Pietro Masturzo, Gabriele Micalizzi, Arianna Pagani, Franco Pagetti, Sergio Ramazzotti, Andreja Restek, […]
THE CONQUEST OF THE RUINS
THE CONQUEST OF THE RUINS (La Conquista de las ruinas, Argentina/Bolivia, 2020, 88′) Buy your ticket online Director: Eduardo Gómez Script: Eduardo Gómez Photography: Eduardo Gómez Editing: Damián Tetelbaum Music: Nicolás Deluca Cast: Juan Cuevas Brañez, Mayko Crispin Mendez, Reinaldo Roa, Santiago Chara, Sebastián Apesteguía Producer: Facundo Escudero Salinas, Nicolás Münzel Camaño, Ariel Soto Paz […]
TIED (Deménoi, Greece, 2019, 53′) Buy your ticket online Director: Tassos Morfis Script: Tassos Morfis Photography: Yannis Drakoulidis Editing: Gerasimos Domenikos Music: Giannis Papaioannou (ION) Producer: Tassos Morfis Production: Athenslive, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Fosphotos Athens, 2015. 320 naval workers go on strike against the Lesvos Shipping Company – one of the most important Greek shipping […]
Lavoro 2021 Jury
Stefania Casini graduated in Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan while continuing with her acting studies. After a successful theatrical activity she made her film debut with Pietro Germi in A pocketful of chestnuts (1970). During the Seventies she also worked in dubbing and with movie directors such as Pietro Germi, Dario Argento, Peter Greenaway, Bernardo Bertolucci, Paul Morrissey and Andy Warhol. Since the Eighties she dedicated herself mostly to director-journalist activities making movies for cinema like Lontano da dove (1983) and Un paradiso di bugie (1997) but also for television, making numerous series. She co-founded Bizef Produzioni with Giancarlo Soldi and lately is interested in immersion experiences and Virtual Reality with works like Lost Memories, competing officially at the World VR Forum and Mare Nostrum. The Nightmare which was presented in numerous festivals and purchased by RaiPlay.
Davide Oberto studied Philosophy at the University of Turin. In 1999 he started collaborating with the Turin Film Festival to eventually become curator of the competitive sections dedicated to short films and Italian documentaries in 2005. Three years later, he creates TFFdoc, a new section dedicated to international documentaries. From 2002 to 2009 he was in charge of the program for ?From Sodom to Hollywood? LGBT film festival, which he curated with numerous retrospectives. From 2015 through 2018, he was the director of Doclisboa alongside Cíntia Gil. He collaborated with this festival again in 2019 by curating the retrospective dedicated to Jocelyne Saab.
Cristina Piccino studied Cinema History at the Bologna DAMS. She is a journalist and a critic for Il Manifesto, of which she has been editor since the 1990s. She also writes for periodicals and magazines such as Rolling Stones and Amica in addition to collaborating with television networks and festivals as a selector and curator, among which Bellaria Anteprima doc, Taormina Cinema and Filmmaker.
Mariapaola Pierini is an associate Cinema, Photography and Television professor who teaches at the University of Turin three-year DAMS bachelor?s in addition to the CAM master?s courses. She is one of the founding members of the Actor and Divism Research Center (CRAD) plus she is the author of the ActorSegno column in the magazine «Segnocinema». Some of her books are (in Italian): Prima del cinema. Il teatro di Orson Welles (Bulzoni, 2005), Attori e Metodo. Montgomery Clift, Marlon Brando, James Dean; e Marilyn Monroe (Zona, 2006), Gary Cooper. Il cinema dei divi, l?America degli eroi (Le Mani, 2011). She has curated the anthology Racconti di cinema (Einaudi, 2014) alongside Emiliano Morreale.
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Giulio Sangiorgio, journalist and film critic, lives and works in Milan. He starts writing on the pages of the magazine duellanti. Nowadays he is the director in charge of the weekly cinema, television, music and show business magazine Film Tv. He is a member of the Milan Filmmaker Festival?s selection committee and Pistoia?s Presente Italiano. He is part of the council of the Italian Movie Critics National Syndicate and he is a member of the commission that award the critics? Film certificate. He was also the director of a series of film essays and the curator of the Italian monographs about Lav Diaz and François Ozon.
Dario Gallina, a graduate in Commerce and Economics, is the CEO of ?Dottor Gallina s.r.l.? family business specialized in the production of polycarbonate systems and sheets for the construction and automotive industries. He was the Vice-president of the Turin Industrial Union?sYoung Entrepreneurs Group from 2004 to 1007, then he was President of the Small Industry Group from 2014 to 2016 and President of the Turin Industrial Union from 2016 to 2020. From 2020 he is President of the Turin Chamber of Commerce, Vice-president of Tecnoholding Spa, Vice-president of Unioncamere Piemonte and an Executive Board member of the ICC – International Chamber of Commerce.
Lidiya Liberman, born in Ukraine into a family of medicine teachers, she stared visiting Italy at the age of 11 by learning the language during her Summer vacations. After studying the piano at the conservatory, she got her first important role in a Russian project when she was 16. She moved to Italy at the age of 20, where she graduated at Rome?s National School of Cinema and began her acting career working with Marco Bellocchio, Anna Negri, Carlo Sironi, Nicola Bellucci and Gianluca Jodice. In 2018 she worked with Maura Delpero in Maternal, which won her the award for best interpretation at the Odessa International Festival.
Gianluca Matarrese graduated from the University of Turin and Paris VIII, graduating at the same time from the École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq in Paris. He made his debut on French television in 2008 making a sitcom. Since then, he is working as an author and tv director in France, where he also follows an acting career for cinema and theater. His short film Mon Baiser de cinéma won the Achille Valdata at the 2014 Turin Film Festival. His first feature film, Fuori Tutto won the award for best Italian documentary at the 2019 Turin Film Festival. He recently directed a documentary titled Barbara Pravi, voilà qui je suis. His most recent work, La dernière séance, has been selected for the closing event of the 36th Critics? Week at Venice 2021.
Carla Vulpiani, studied Film History and Criticism in Milan, while at the same time she started to work in the film industry. From 2011 to 2017 she was a programmer and then artistic co-director of the Milano Film Festival. Since 2017 she has been working as a creative producer mainly for the Dublin-based animation studio And Maps And Plans ltd. In addition she is a sales agent and co-founder of the Varicoloured – Holistic Film Agency, specialized in the production and distribution of short films. She is a Project Manager of the Torino Short Film Market, plus since 2021 she is also a consultant for the Biennale – Venice Film Festival.