Martina Parenti

  • Massimo D’Anolfi & Martina Parenti – Guerra e pace AKA War and Peace (2020)

    2011-2020DocumentaryItalyMartina ParentiMassimo D'AnolfiWar

    How to film war? «War and Peace» tells the story of the century-old relationship between cinema and war, from the time of their first encounter, way back in 1911 with the Italian invasion of Libya, up to the present day. Forging ahead from the images captured by the pioneers of cinema to today’s twitter feeds, following young soldiers as they are trained to film war, the alliance between cinema and war appears to be a powerful one.Read More »

  • Massimo D’Anolfi & Martina Parenti – Il castello (2011)

    2011-2020DocumentaryItalyMartina ParentiMassimo D'Anolfi

    Il castello (The castle) is a movie about Malpensa airport, a place where bureaucracy, procedures and control put a serious strain on the freedom of individuals, animals and goods passing through. The airport is a strategic place where all law enforcement agencies of a country come together. Here’s where new control measures are tested: a permanent security testing area unlike any other public place. Italian and foreign secret services, customs police, Guardia di Finanza (financial police), Carabinieri (police), security guards, sniffer dogs, currency dogs and explosive detector dogs, closed circuit tv cameras everywhere and the ever-growing fear of an impending unknown danger. By watching the law enforcement agencies in operation we put together a portrait of a customs border in four movements.Read More »

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