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  • Directed by Simone Aleandri and Produced by Clipper Media with Rai Cinema, the documentary Sono Cosa Nostra celebrates the 20years ofLibera,anetworkof over 1600 associations fighting against all types of Mafias. Libera wasfounded by Don Ciotti, a priest from Turin, in 1995 and it uses land and assets seized from the Mafia to set up local food cooperatives, anti­drug projects, and community centers. Libera was also fundamental in the passing oflaw 109 which allowsthe seizure of assets belonging the Mafia.
  • Life & People
    Stanislao Pugliese(November 10, 2014)
    Based on his novel Il trono vuoto (The Vacant Throne), Roberto Andò’s film Viva la libertà appeared last year in Italy at a propitious moment, just as Florence mayor Matteo Renzi stormed to national political prominence and assumed the office of prime minister (the youngest in Italian history) in early 2014. Both the film and the reality deal with a moment of crisis of the left; but perhaps that is where the similarities end.
  • Giorgio Armani - Frames of Life - Films of City Frames
    Fashion designer Giorgio Armani teams up with Rai Cinema creating Films of City Frames, a project, which is both promotional and philanthropic, which is aimed to revive the 2010 Frames of Life campaign. The spot announcing the project is represented by a short executed by Piero Messina, a young director chosen by non other than the recent Oscar winner Paolo Sorrentino, who not only joined the initiative but stars in the pilot film. Messina directed this thrilling and lyrical short film inspired by Louis Ferdinand Céline's Journey to the End of the Night, and includes unreleased sequences from Sorrentino's The Great Beauty
  • Facts & Stories
    Natasha Lardera(February 20, 2012)
    Two films shot in documentary-style that denounce some of the gravest issues of the Italian system win top prizes at the 62nd edition of the Berlin film Festival. Caesar must die by the Taviani brothers features the inmates of Rebibbia prison and Diaz. Don't clean up this blood by Daniele Vicari recounts Genoa's violent G8 Summit.