Artistic Direction

Marco Bertozzi is one of the authors who, in recent years, have contributed to the rebirth of Italian documentary, combining authorial activity with a strong focus on the historical-theoretical aspect and on cultural promotion. Full Professor of Documentary and Experimental Cinema at the IUAV University of Venice, he has been Visiting Professor at the Université du Québec in Montréal and has taught at the Université Paris 8, the DAMS at Roma Tre University, the Experimental Centre of Cinematography (in Rome and Palermo), the Scuola Volonté in Rome, and at the CISA in Locarno. He deals with documentary cultures and with theories and practices of experimentation, with the relationship between cinema and other arts, and the history of Italian cinema. Among his books: Storia del documentario italiano. Immagini e culture dell’altro cinema (2008), Recycled cinema. Immagini perdute, visioni ritrovate (2012), Documentario come arte. Riuso, performance, autobiografia nell’esperienza del cinema contemporaneo (2018), L’Italia di Fellini. Immagini, paesaggi, forme di vita (2021). He has curated exhibitions on Italian cinema in Italy and abroad and was part, with Studio Azzurro, of the team that designed the Fellini Museum in Rimini. Among his films: Appunti romani (2004), Il senso degli altri (2007), Predappio in luce (2008), Profughi a Cinecittà (2012), Cinema grattacielo (2017), Le storie che saremo (2020, in equipe con altri). For RAI Storia he has hosted “Corto Reale”, a program on directors and forms of Italian documentary, aired from 2013 to today. In 2022 he received the Prize of the Minister of Culture for art criticism awarded by the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei in the presence of the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella.

Alina Marazzi Director for cinema and theater. In her works she investigates the female rapresentation and the rialeboration of the images by the memory, until Un’ora sola ti vorrei a portrait of her mother prematurely died and founding of his poetic, entirely edited with home movies; then, with Per Sempre (2005) and Vogliamo anche le rose (2007) and with her first fictional feature-lenght Tutto parla di te (2012) continues her investigate on the female.
She’s the author of the video dramatturgy of the contemporary lyric Il Sogno di una cosa (2014), for the 40 year anniversary of Piazza della Loggia, with the music of Mauro Montalbetti and the direct of Marco Baliani, the short Confini (2014) edited by archive movies from the First World War and Mariangela Gualtier’s poets, an episode of the collective film shot in Super 8 14reels (2015), the documentary Anna Piaggi, una visionaria nella moda (2015) and the multimedial directory of the Mauro Montalbetti’s opera Hayè, le parole la notte, (2017) focused of the migrants, lyiric libretto by Alessandro Leogrande. In 2019 she directs three short portraits of italian womans commisioned by Gucci and in 2020, commissioned by Dior, tells the story of the artist Lucia Marcucci in To cut is to think.
For MITO Festival Settembre Musica she realized the multimedial performance Armoniche Visive (Hangar Bicocca, 2007), in partnership wih dj Claudio Coccoluto and Saturnino.
Her film have won international prize and awards and were presented in contemporary art exhibitions.
Programmer and curator of retrospective and live performance for Triennale Milano and Festival dei Popoli Firenze. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna.