Featured Film(s): Profughi Cinecittà
Marco Bertozzi is part of a group of authors who, in recent years, have contributed to the rebirth of Italian documentaries, combining authorial activity with a strong historical-theoretical interest.
He has taught documentary cinema at the Experimental Center of Cinematography in Rome, at the University of Rome 3, at the School of Media of the UQAM University of Montreal and, currently, at the IUAV University of Venice. Among his films, awarded at national and international festivals, Roman Notes (2004), The Sense of Others (2007), Predappio in the Light (2008), Cinema Skyscraper (2017).
Among his books: The Lumière View (2001), History of the Italian Documentary (2008), Recycled Cinema. Lost Images, Rediscovered visions (2012), Documentary as Art. Reuse, Performance, Autobiography in the Experience of Contemporary Cinema (2018).
He has curated shows and exhibitions on Italian cinema in France, Canada, the United States, Italy and recently conducted Real Short: The Years of the Italian Documentary a program for RAI history on Italian documentaries between the years 50-70s.
He is the curator of Bibliofellini, the three-volume international biography dedicated to Federico Fellini and part of the team that is designing the new international museum dedicated to the director.
Marco Bertozzi will introduce the film Refugess of Cinecitta on Wednesday 18 November, 2020 via Zoom, from Italy.