STONEBREAKERS

(in production)

"Stonebreakers" is a documentary about the debates over monuments and the shifting landscape of memorialization in the United States. Set during the state of exception of a pandemic in a year marked by uprisings for racial justice, the film reflects broadly on the meaning of memorialization, questions the recent wave of activism around history, and explores the different ways in which Americans celebrate, challenge and actualize their past.

IF ONLY I WERE THAT WARRIOR

2015 / 72’

Following the recent construction of a monument dedicated to Fascist general Rodolfo Graziani, If Only I Were That Warrior is a feature documentary film focusing on the Italian colonial occupation of Ethiopia of 1935-1941.

MISTER WONDERLAND

2019 / 53’

Mister Wonderland recounts the remarkable story of Sylvester Z. Poli, a humble artisan who emigrated from Italy to America at the end of the 19th century — only to becomeone of the greatest theater impresarios of his time.

IOM ROMÌ (A DAY IN ROME)

2017 / 30’

Iom Romì chronicles a day in the life of the contemporary Jewish community of Rome, which traces its origins to the times of the Empire — a microcosm with unique rituals and traditions, both fiercely independent and distinctly Roman.

TREASURE - THE STORY OF MARCUS HOOK

2013 / 20’


Treasure chronicles the efforts of a community determined to survive the  decline of the local refining industry. An unexpected discovery from the town’s pirate past may help in doing so – if Marcus Hook wasn’t born with the refinery, it doesn’t have to die with it either.