"mother of the waters"
A poetic portrait of the Afro-Brazilian goddess of the sea, Yemanjà.learn more
“Becoming a woman in Okrika”
Iria, the female initiation ritual in the Niger Delta.learn more
"Portrait of Altinè in the dry season"
The daily life of Altinè, woman of the Sahel.Learn More
"eyes wide open"
The battle of Catherine Phiri, a nurse from Malawi who discovered to be HIV positive when her husband died of AIDS.Learn More
"The waters of Chenini"
A group of farmers tries to save the oasis of Chenini, located near Gabès, Tunisia.Learn More
"uberto of the mirrors"
The story of a great set designer, Uberto Bertacca, and of his visionary work.Learn More
"The words of Ventotene"
The work of the Sarzi Family, puppeteers for five generations, in search of the roots of the European Union.Learn More
The Olympic dream of a trans woman.Learn More
The roots of singing
Once again, I start from home, as always. Everything I was looking for was found nearby, around the corner, a few miles away. Because here, as anywhere else, the lakes, trees, woods, animals and people all beat with the same heart.
Woman of the Sahel
Among the things to eat I prefer milk and cereals, such as the big millet and the small millet. I don't know anything about your world. My biggest desire is to always be healthy, always have something to eat, and always be close to my family.
One felt alone, watching mobs of thousands people losing their mind, shouting “Duce Duce Duce!”, and getting to a hysteric height. You felt flabbergasted. “How can I resist this mob, this triumph of savagery?”
Water, a common good
Sense of belonging. To be able to manage your own water gives you a strong feeling of belonging,
War in Northern Uganda
Six years have passed since I met the rebel leader Joseph Kony in the bush. The war in Northern Uganda now seems to be over. But how do the people who have suffered for over twenty years feel today? Are those wounds still open?
A life for set design
I didn't know about this profession. I invented the scenes. I was doing puppet theatre with shoe boxes. I liked the set changes.
There are places which seem to have a heart, places which represent the “secret garden” that each of us holds inside, which remind us that the present is meaningful because there was a “before”.
When I discovered I was HIV positive I said: I will fight against HIV and see what I can do. And I managed to survive with HIV for ten years. Then HIV struck TB. I said: “Now I have two enemies to fight. I will.”