ITALY — UGANDA 17 MIN
Patricia lives in Kalongo, a small remote village in Acholi land, Northern Uganda. In the shadow of Mount Oret, which dominates the landscape of the village, Patricia is learning each day to accompany new mothers through the physical pain and the immense emotion of giving birth. « Together with woman » is the meaning of her chosen vocation to love and serve with joy, this is what it means to be a Midwife.
An independent documentary filmmaker. He holds a degree in Fine Arts from Academy SantaGiulia, Brescia. He has lived on and off abroad and when he is not traveling his home base is Salò, Italy.
Among his varied work experiences he assisted photographer Steve McCurry in his New York studio. He has collaborated on several film productions with directors Luca Guadagnino, Edoardo Gabbriellini and Ferdinando Cito Filomarino.
In 2015 his first documentary film "Di Là" particpated in a number of festivals including 'Visioni Italiane' in Bologna, DocuTiff in Tirana, and 'SoleLuna Doc' in Palermo and Treviso.
DOKer 2018 — Short Competition