HIDE AND SEEK
UK - ITALY 85 MIN, 2021
Street kid Entoni fights for freedom during a state crackdown on children at risk of entering organised crime. His grandmother Dora has her own past horrors to confront. In the city of Naples, where nothing is as it seems, dreams and half-truths may be their only chance for survival.
Italian film director working with creative documentaries. Victoria’s short films, Fire Games of Napoli, Sounds of Tehran and My Deadly Beautiful City, have screened internationally at Oscar-qualifying film festivals, including AFT fest, Raindance and Uppsala as well as online on VICE, New York Times op-docs, Nowness and more. She is an alumna of Berlinale Talents, IDFA Academy, Film Independent and BFI BAFTA Crew and has received generous support from BFI Doc Society, Sundance Co//ab and Regione Campania among others. Victoria is currently in development with her first fiction screenplay, Aida.
A graduate in Hispanic and Russian Language and Literature from UCL London, she has an MA in Documentary Film from ESCAC University of Barcelona as well as training in techniques and tools for cinema workshops for youth and adolescents from the EICTV, Cuba as well as a current residency at the centre of Theatre of the Oppressed in Rio de Janeiro. Besides this, she also offers documentary film training and mentorship for young people from underprivileged groups in Naples, Rio de Janeiro and London.
- BFI London Film Festival, UK
- CPH:DOX Сopenhagen, Denmark
- BELDOCS Belgrad, Serbia
- MILLENNIUM DOCS AGAINST GRAVITY, Poland
- DOC AVIV, Israel
- DOC EDGE Auckland, New Zealand
- SHANGHAI IFF, China
- BIOGRAFILM Bologna, Italy
- Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, Australia
Doker 2022 — Main Competition