Giovanni Cioni (Belgium)

Following his university studies in Communication and Anthropology and workshops in documentary cinema led by Jean Rouch, he founded, together with other 'self-taught' film-makers, the production company Qwazi Qwazi Film in Bruxelles. Among his films are GLI INTREPIDI (Mostra di Venezia 2012), IN PURGATORIO (selected and awarded in numerous international festivals such as the Festival dei Popoli and Cinéma du Réel, and was shown in French and Belgian cinemas) NOUS/AUTRES, shown in Belgian cinemas and on TV Channels RTBF, selected in many festivals and LOURDES LAS VEGAS. His latest documentary is FROM THE RETURN.


  • From the Return (Dal Ritorno) - 2015
  • Gli Intrepidi - 2012
  • In purgatorio - 2010
  • Nous/Autres - 2003

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