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Alessandra Celesia



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).

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


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.





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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- 14.12.2016 -

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