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Michael Guarneri

Italy

Biography

Michael Guarneri (b. 1988) is an Italian film scholar. His main fields of interest are "cinema of attractions", visual anthropology and contemporary Filipino cinema. He writes about these subjects for online and paper film journals such as La Furia Umana and Debordéments.
His short film Séparation de la critique - A trip with Raya Martin premiered at CPH:DOX Festival 2012 in the MAXIMALISM section.
He is currently trying to fund a filmic reenacment of the trials Alberto Grimaldi had to face for producing Pasolini's film Salò, o le 120 giornate di Sodoma.

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Separation of the Critic - A Trip with Raya Martin

Séparation de la critique - A trip with Raya Martin (Orig.) / 2012 / Italy / 21 min

IN A NUTSHELL: It is a video-essay about Raya Martin photobombed by my father.

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