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Alessandra Celesia

Italy

Biography

Born in 1970 in Aosta (Italy), Alessandra Celesia graduated from the Jacques Lecocq International Theatre School (Paris). A theatre and film actress, she has directed four documentaries, all broadcasted on RAI TV. Her latest film, LE LIBRAIRE DE BELFAST (2011), was screened at Visions du Reel in Nyon, Etats Generaux du Documentaire in Lussas and the Festival dei Popoli in Florence (Best Documentary Film award).


Filmography:
An Italian Mirage (Mirage à l'Italienne) - 2013
Le Libraire de Belfast - 2011

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Trace of the future according to Alessandra Celesia

Une trace du futur selon Alessandra Celesia (Orig.) / 2014 / Italy / 3 min

Filmmakers that were selected at Visions du Réel in the past twenty editions celebrate the Festival's anniversary by each making a short movie in which they expose their view of the future.

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