In Il TG della notte (The Night TV News) and Como se hace un vídeo (How to make a
video), the shots are almost entirely (Cagliari, 2010) or largely (Havana 2007) made
by children. What happens is that, given very few basic guidelines, children, even
those who have never held a camera in hand, very easily recover their television
latent knowledge and apply it not to see -
Many years ago I was studying cinema and my friends, maybe to kid me, were saying I should be become a great director.. Things actually went different, though in the shelves in my room I have some Super 8 spools and dozens of amateur videos made during the years.
I also made some "serious" ones, which for the most part, however, have so far had poor circulation:
1995. Le scuole materne comunali a Brescia (28’20”). Based on amateur material, it was set up working with a professional editor, published by the direction of the nursery school of Brescia and in practice never distributed.
1999, Appunti per un videofilm sul Centro per l'Integrazione Scolastica e la Piena
Realizzazione dei Non Vedenti di Brescia (28’30”). Half-
2003, Il sentiero dell'irrigazione (The Path of Irrigation -
2005, Il mago antico è come mia sorella? (The ancient Wizard , is he like my Sister?
2005, Concittadini inaspettati (Unexpected Fellow Citizens -
2006, La memoria, testimonianze di vita e di lavoro nel cremonese. (The Memory, testimonies
of work and life in the land of Cremona -
2007, La Cruzada Teatral (61’50”). The first video in the world on the "expedition" that, by 1991, each year brings the theatre to the mountain region of Guantanamo. Some chapters are also published on YouTube, with subtitles. (File)
2007, Taller video en la Timba (1’ -
2008, Scopriamo e raccontiamo la natura sotto casa. (Let’s discover and tell the
Nature close to us -
2009, Talller vídeo con los niños (7’18”). From second workshop in Timba barrio, during Havana Film Festival 2009.