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Antonio Martino

Antonio Martino

Italy

Biography

After graduating from the DAMS in 2004 and having collaborated with NGO and other volunteer associations, he shoots Fatma Aba-ad, made in the Sahara desert in a Saharawi refugees camp. From 2004 onward, the enquiry of the reality becomes his main objective, taking him to difficult places and subjects. His East’s Trilogy Project Noi siamo l’aria non la terra , Gara de Nord_copii pe strada and Pancevo_mrtav grad analyzes the relation between man and environment/ambient. During October 2008 he shoots Be water, my friend, a documentary about the dring up of Ex Aral sea and the Moynaq ex fishermen and in March 2009 he shoots Nìguri, a documentary about illegal immigration in Italy.
Antonio Martino has also collaborated with several international networks such as ARD and 3SAT German Televisions, SG film production. He also collaborates with Bologna National Cineteque, Pistoletto Art Foundation, Mercenaro film production and Torino Polytechnic Institute.


Filmography
Siamo Fatti Così (Italia 2004)
Noi siamo L'aria, non la terra (Bielorussia 2005)
Gara de Nord_copii pe strada (Romania 2006)
Pancevo_mrtav grad (Serbia 2007)
Be water, my friend (Uzbekistan 2009)
Nigger/ Nìguri (47´, Italy 2009)
Isqat al Nizam: At the Regime Border (53', Italy, 2012)

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Niggers

Niguri (Orig.) / 2009 / Italy / 47 min

What happens to asylum-seekers once they’ve reached Italian coasts?

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