Not a Dream

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    Not a Dream

    Non è sogno

    Directed by

    Italy

    2019

    95 min

    • Italian

    Documentary

    What do you feel inside yourself? That’s the truth. But don’t name it, because the moment you do, it will vanish. The performance of life. The world outside. Outside, in prison.

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    Cast
    Antonio Leandri
    Shaban El Hadj Mahmoud Abdel Aziz
    Maurizio Panarese
    Ionut Georgian Dobre
    Domenico D'Andrea
    Screenplay
    Giovanni Cioni
    Cinematography
    Giallo Giuman
    Annalisa Gonnella
    Editing
    Giovanni Cioni
    Music
    Jan Rzewski
    Production
    GIOVANNI CIONI
    Production
    ARCH PRODUCTION
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    Giovanni Cioni

    Giovanni Cioni

    Italy

    Making cinema is my attempt to experience the world, to reach it… to get inside 'la rumeur du monde'.

    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. VORONOFF, FROM THE PLANET OF HUMANS took part in Pitching du Réel 2018. His latest documentary NOT A DREAM (2019) was selected in the Fuori Concorso section at the 72nd Locarno Film Festival.

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