NOMINATED: Best Documentary
MOVIE: A Black Jesus
After graduating from Law school in Palermo, Luca decided to combine his passion for justice and stories into filmmaking. Since 2009 he has been assisting German director Wim Wenders on several projects as 1st AD, editor, and cinematographer. He has also collaborated with Hella Wenders on the documentaries “Berg Fidel” and “School, School – The Time After Berg Fidel”. “Bachelor Party”, a short on the road documentary about love, was presented at Cannes Critics’ Week 2011 as part of the collective documentary project Istanbul Express. Luca lives in Berlin where he works as freelance director, editor and cinematographer. “A Black Jesus” is Luca’s first feature film as director.Alessandra Pedrotti Catoni is a director and producer. She first studied Filmmaking at the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, followed by a Master’s degree in International Relations in Milan and she’s been a student of Tibetan Buddhism since 2000. In 2010, she opened a non-profit contemporary art venue in Milan, called Spazio Morris. In 2015, she founded Makarampa Films.