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FERGNACHINO

Sergio FERGNACHINO

Turkey

Biography

Sergio Fergnachino, author and director. Born in 1962, he holds an Art School diploma. He has written and directed “The enigma of sleep” (60’, 2004, co-produced by Zenit, Les Films d’Ici and ZDF-ARTE), which received the Special Jury Prize at the Torino Film Festival; Special Jury Prize at the Castellana Grotte International Festival of Scientific and Exploration Documentary, 2005; Prix Spécial Film de Recherche Médicale, Festival des Entretiens de Bichat, 2005. In 2006 he wrote and directed an episode of the collective documentary “Checosamanca?” (2006, 98’, co-produced by Eskimosa and RAI Cinema). In 2008 he co- directed with Enrico Cerasuolo “The hidden face of fear”, by Zenit Arti Audiovisive and Les Films d’Ici for Arte.


Filmography:
The Enigma of Sleep (60', Italy/France, 2004)
Checosamanca (98', Italy, 2006)
The Hidden Face of Fear (52', Italy/France, 2008)

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Almost Married 

Almost Married  (Orig.) / 2010 / Italy, Turkey / 61 min

When she was 20, Fatma ran away from Turkey and her authoritarian father to Italy, to gain her freedom. Her photographic work concerns the misfortune of the women in her family...

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