Alessandra Celesia

Alessandra Celesia

Italy

Biography

Alessandra Celesia was born in Italy (Aosta) in 1970 and lives between Paris and Belfast. After studying contemporary literature and theater, she began a career as an actress and stage director, promoting experimental and collective creation. In 2006, she directed the documentary LUNTANO, which marks her first collaboration with the producer Michel David (Zeugma Films). In 2011, she directed THE BOOKSELLER OF BELFAST coproduced by ARTE France, the film was shown in particular at Visions du Réel, in Lussa. ITALIAN MIRAGE (2013) had its premiere at Cinéma du Réel. In 2017, ANATOMIA DEL MIRACOLO, co-produced by ARTE France as well, was selected in Locarno and received a “Star of the Scam”. In parallel, she also directed films in collaboration with the “Théâtre de Chaillot”. Since 2015, she has been developing The Flats.

 

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