Director: Massimo Schiavoni
Film: A video poem about violence against women, in this case an 18-year-old girl who nevertheless managed to survive and make a life for herself.
Bio: He has represented the Marche region and Italy in various photographic and video (Animation/Videoart/Experimental) competitions since the 1990s.
His video works have been screened at major international experimental festivals: Festival La File de Cortometrajes in Valladolid, ULFF in North Carolina, Filmets in Badalona, EUROSHORT in Warsaw, International Panorama of Independent Filmakers of Film and Video in Thessaloniki. Lucania Film Festival, Fano International Film Festival.
In recent years he has participated in the 12 Months Film Festival (Romania), Kurzfilmwettbewerb Bilderbeben in Bielefeld (Germany), FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CORTOMETRAJES LA CRUZ Y EL MAR (Puerto La Cruz – Venezuela), THE GAU LABURRA SHORT FILMS FESTIVAL in Beasain (Basque Country – Spain), at the 23rd International Underwater Film Festival in Belgrade (Serbia), at the 3rd Lahore Eurasia Film Festival (Pakistan), at the Chennai International Short Film Festival (India), at FESTIMATGE – FESTIVAL DE LA IMATGE DE CALELLA (Spain), at the 8th International Changing Perspectives Film Festival (Istanbul, Berlin, Tehran, Yogyakarta), at the Vagrant Film Festival in Minsk (Belarus), at the III Muestra de Video Arte Faenza in Bogotá (Colombia), at the 6th Muestra de Antropología Audiovisual in Madrid (Spain), at the Lamezia International Film Fest, at the Tagore International Film Festival (TIFF – winner Documentary Film – India), at the 3rd ZERO DEGREE FILM CONTEST in Chandigarh (India), the Cefalù Film Festival (Palermo), the Santa Marinella Short Film Festival (winner Apollo d’Oro_July 2021 – Rome/Italy), the BIDEODROMO INTERNACIONAL EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL 2021 in Bilbao (Spain), the ATENE DIGITAL ARTS FESTIVAL (ADAF) 2021 in Athens (Greece), the SARDINIA FILM FESTIVAL in Sassari (Italy), al 75° SALERNO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Italy) and al FICNOVA 22_Festival Internacional de Cinema da Non Violência ativa in Brasile.