Federica  Di Giacomo

Federica Di Giacomo

Italy

Biography

Federica Di Giacomo, from La Spezia, graduated in anthropology from the University of Florence, a city where she worked for some years in theater and dance. She trained in Dresden with the Russian group Derevo, and also founded a theatrical cooperative. She followed the European Master’s documentary program in Barcelona, where she collaborated as assistant screenwriter to Joaquim Jordá and José Louis Guerin. In 2006 she made her first full-length documentary film, IL LATO GROTTESCO DELLA VITA, which was awarded a prize by the Turin Film Festival, among others. In 2009 she directed HOUSING, which was selected by the Locarno, Turin, Hotdogs Toronto, and Rotterdam Film Festivals. She teaches documentary film direction at various schools. Together with Andrea Osvaldo Sanguigni, she won the Solinas Prize for the Best Documentary Film of 2014 with LIBERAMI’s screenplay.

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