STONEBREAKERS2022 / 70’
In a year of uprisings and political unrest, Stonebreakers documents the ongoing fights around monuments in the United States and explores the shifting landscapes of the nation’s historical memory. As the dust settles, our understanding of American history remains cracked open: What does it look like on the other side?
IF ONLY I WERE THAT WARRIOR2015 / 72’
Following the 2012 construction of a mausoleum dedicated to Fascist general and colonial viceroy Rodolfo Graziani, If Only I Were That Warrior chronicles the bloody Italian occupation of Ethiopia of 1935-1941 and examines its unresolved legacies today in Italy, Ethiopia and the United States.
MISTER WONDERLAND2019 / 53’
Interweaving present-day stories, historical materials, and animation, Mister Wonderland recounts the remarkable story of Sylvester Z. Poli, a humble artisan who emigrated from Italy to the U.S. at the end of the 19th century — only to become one of the greatest theater and cinema impresarios of his time.
2017 / 30’
IOM ROMÌ (A DAY IN ROME)
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 HOOK2013 / 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.