NOMINATED: Italian Shorts
Paola Manno, born in 1980, graduated at the University of Lecce in Italian Literature. She completed her Masters in Writing for Cinema (ELICIT) at the University of Brussels. She subsequently worked as a project manager for the MEDIA Programme of the European Union for 2 years. In 2010 she went back in Italy where she directed several documentaries. “La guerra dei mariti” won the Nastro d’Argento in Taormina Film Festival in 2012. “La Santa Femmina” was selected in Premio Solinas in 2013. Also known for awarded works such as “Le rose” and “Salento Terra di Popoli” (produced by Dardenne Brothers).