Francesca Mazzoleni

Francesca Mazzoleni


Francesca Mazzoleni is a director and screenwriter born in Catania in 1989. She graduated from the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia of Rome in 2015. She has directed short films and documentaries that have won several awards, e.g. Nowhere, I Know You Can Hear Me, 1989. She was the assistant director to Marco Danieli in his production Worldly Girl (2016). In 2018 she directed her first feature film It Happens. Her latest film, Punta Sacra, which took seven years to produce, received the jury award for the best feature film at the Visions du Réel Documentary Film Festival in April 2020.


2020 Punta Sacra (Documentary)
2018 Succede
2015 1989 (Short)
2015 L'etoile de mer (Short)
2015 Lo so che mi senti (Short)
2015 Nowhere (Documentary short)
2014 premio (Short)
2014 The Empty Boat (Short)
2011 Dobbiamo rubare la ricotta (Video short)

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Punta Sacra
A Different Tomorrow
Year: 2020
The last patch of land – the last triangle of habitable space at the mouth of the...