Laura Bispuri

Laura Bispuri

Italy

Biography

After earning a degree in Cinema at ‘La Sapienza’ University of Rome, Laura Bispuri’s short film PASSING TIME won the David di Donatello Award for Best Short Film in 2010 and was selected as one of the best international shorts by the Academié des César in Paris. Her next short, BIONDINA, was awarded the Silver Ribbon Award for most promising director. Laura’s first feature film SWORN VIRGIN premiered in Competition at the Berlinale in 2015. It was presented in more than 80 festivals worldwide and received numerous awards, including the prestigious Nora Ephron Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival, the Golden Gate New Directors Prize in San Francisco, the Firebird Award in Hong Kong, the FIPRESCI Award in Krakow and a Globo d’oro, assigned by the Italian foreign press association. The film was also included in the renowned ‘New Authors’ section of the AFI Festival in Los Angeles.

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