Africa Bianca (The Imperial Lullaby)

Filippo Foscarini, Marta Violante | Italy | 2020 | 23'
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from Sun 21 March - 2:00 PM
to Sun 28 March - 11:59 PM
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Synopsis
While Italy was redrawing the borders of north-eastern Africa, in Italian schools, children were in admiration of the events of Italian colonialism. Using a careful selection of sounds and images from the time, the film tells the story of the invasion of Ethiopia in 1936 through the drawings in an exercise book of a small balilla (member of the Fascist youth organization).
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Associazione La Bandita
Production
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia – Sede Sicilia
Editing
Filippo Foscarini
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Editing
Marta Violante
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Language
Italian
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Biography
Filippo Foscarini graduated in Comparative Literature from Venice’s Ca’ Foscari University. He is currently studying Cinematic Documentary-making at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Palermo.
Filmography
2020 - Africa Bianca (The Imperial Lullaby), sf
Biography
Marta Violante was born in Milan in 1991. She is currently studying Audio and Visual Communication at the University of Valencia. She lived in Mexico for several years, where she co-directed the documentary Lirio Mendoza and has worked as film editing assistant. She is in the A.C. La Bandita collective of filmmakers.
Filmography
2020 - Africa Bianca (The Imperial Lullaby), sf

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