Nadia Pizzuti

Nadia Pizzuti

Biography

Journalist, film-maker and writer, she was born in Rome in 1957. She graduated in Political Science from University of Bologna and studied Cinema in Paris. In the 90s, she managed the ANSA agency in Teheran, before as international journalist in Iran. At the end of the 90s, he wrote and directed some short movies with the feminist group "Una volta per tutte", like "Carte false", presented at the International Feminist Film Festival in Paris, and "Vicine di casa", dedicated to women in ex Jugoslavia. A script she wrote, "Idillio", was awarded from the jury of International Gay Festival in Turin (1996). In 2011 she left ANSA and came back to cinema, organising a festival called "Cinepioniere, da Alice Guy a Dorothy Arzner" at the International House of Women in Rome. In 2012 she directed the documentary "Amica nostra Angela", dedicated to the feminist philosopher Angela Putino. The movie was screened at the International House of Women in Rome, at the Women's Library in Milan, at the Circolo della rosa in Verona and in two festivals: "Funzione guerriera" in Reggio Emilia and the "Some Prefer Cake" film festival in Bologna. In 2015, she directed the documentary "Lina Mangiacapre, artist of the feminism", about another important feminist woman from Naples.

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