Executive Production: Acting Out
Acting Out is a communication agency and cultural collective, born in Turin in 2006. It started printing the monthly cultural magazine “ActingOut” (becoming a webmagazine in 2009), and then developed itself organizing several Cultural Events, promoting artists, directors, musician form Turin. In 2008 part of ActingOut specialized as an Audiovisual Production Home, realizing historical and social documentaries, short movies, corporate videos, commercials.
Direction: Rocco Riccio
Born in 1982, filmmaker free lance, since 2004 has produced and realized many works as director, author and editor, like short movies, documentaries, movies, TV, and at the same time has worked for Titobros Film, Polimovie International Pictures and Acting Out, like artistic director for Film festival (OFF 2007, 2008, 2009, Laureato Film Festival 2010), cultural events (Ref. www.titobros.it), radio show (La Corazzata Cotionkin, since 2007).
Born in Turin in 1984, graduated in International Relations at the University of Turin in 2007 and obtained her MA at the University of Bologna at the Master of Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe with the thesis “Embodied Memories: Reading the Sarajevo National and University Library”. For her studies she has lived one year and a half in Sarajevo where she also improved her knowledge of the Bosnian-Serbian-Croatian language. She is now based in Bolzano/Bozen where, after working for one year and a half at the Institute for Studies on Federalism and Regionalism of the European Academy, works for the Alexander Langer Foundation.
Born in Lecce in 1982, got his BA in Modern Literature at the University of Turin in 2010. Since 2003 he works as a librarian in different libraries around Piedmont (National and University Library of Turin, Departments’ Libraries of the University of Turin, Public Libraries of the city of Turin and surroundings, Library of the Unicredit Bank of Turin). Since 2013 he works as project manager at the heritage agency Promemoria in Turin.
A researcher in discourse studies with a long-standing interest in, and a deep passion for, the cultures and the people of the Balkans. Born in Milan in 1980, he lived in Sarajevo from 2006 till 2010, where he worked in a local non-governmental organisation supporting grassroots civic activism, completed a master course focused on Southeast European societies and politics, and worked as academic tutor in the same course with the next two generations of students. He is now based in Belgrade, where he is conducting fieldwork for his PhD in critical discourse analysis at the University of Lancaster. The topic of his research is the role of intellectuals in the discursive articulation of nationalist ideologies in the post-Yugoslav context.
Producer: Emina Omanović
Emina Omanović, born in Sarajevo in 1985, graduated in Psychology from the Faculty of Philosophy of the Sarajevo University in 2010. She has worked for numerous cultural projects in BiH and abroad. She was a PR and organizer of the programs of the Sarajevo Winter Festival from 2004 to 2007 and editor of the Festival catalogue from 2004 to 2011; She was also a coordinator of BiH artists at the Biennial of Young Artists of Europe and the Mediterranean, leader of creative workshops at Kid’s Festival and collaborated in cultural projects with RAI, Al-Arabi magazine. She was a co-founder of the First Sarajevo International Guitar Festival.