Despite everything (Malgrado tutto)
Italy / 2021 / Colour / 4K / Stereo / 6'
We are in the first lockdown of 2020; the video camera represents a lifeline against the uncertainty and fear of the moment. Filming is a way to reconstruct another world, an alternative observation to the dominant vision. The camera becomes a device with a thousand resources. That is how the digital focus of a video camera becomes an opportunity to reflect on the power of this instrument, the produced images and its ability to reveal unexpected situations. The images that emerge give an account of a world made of folds and cracks, behind which hides a reality capable of surprising the contemporary viewer, distracted from observation and reflection.
First Prize, Festival video, nodoCCS, Caracas, 2021
Best film Award, The next generation short film festival, Bari, 2021
Best Timeless Award, The next generation short film festival, Bari, 2021
*The next generation film festival, 23 – 25 November 2021, Bari (Italia)
*Festival Play Video Arte, 25 November – 4 December 2021, Corrientes (Argentina)
*nodoCCS, 26 november – 4 December, Caracas (Venezuela), Maracaibo (Venezuela), Barcellona (Spain), Oslo (Norway)
*Free Aquila Festival, Nuovo cinema Aquila, Roma (Italy), November 2021
*Kinetta spazio Labus, Benevento, December 2021
*Travèrse Video, Cinémateque de Toulouse (France), April 2022
*MoDo Galería, screening, Caracas (Venezuela), 30 May
*Invernario, Circuito Off, Fotografia Europea, 1 – 5 June 2022, Reggio Emilia (Italy)
*TRANÅS AT THE FRINGE – International Screening of Experimental Films and Videopoems, Tranås (Sweden), July 2022