Gianfranco Rosi

Gianfranco Rosi

Director

Gianfranco Rosi was born to Italian parents in Asmara, Eritrea, and grew up in Eritrea, Rome, and Istanbul before moving to New York City, where he studied film at NYU. His documentaries include Boatman (1993), Below Sea Level (2008), El Sicario, Room 164 (2010), Sacro GRA (2013), and the TIFF selection Fire at Sea (2016), which won the Berlin Golden Bear for Best Documentary Feature and was nominated for an Academy Award. Notturno (2020) is his latest documentary feature.

Filmography

2020 Notturno (Documentary)
2016 Fire at Sea (Documentary)
2013 Sacro Gra (Documentary)
2012 Tanti futuri possibili. Con Renato Nicolini (Documentary short)
2010 El Sicario, Room 164 (Documentary)
2008 Below Sea Level (Documentary)
2001 Afterwords (Short)
1993 Boatman (Documentary)

Gianfranco Rosi's films at RIFF
Notturno
Documentaries
Year: 2020
Notturno, shot over three years in the Middle East, on the borders between Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria and...

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