Valentina Cicogna


Valentina worked as assistant director and assistant editor on the documentary Napoli Piazza Municipio by Bruno Oliviero, produced by Indigofilm and Point du Jour, winner in the Italiana Doc section at the Turin Film Festival in 2009. She is the author and editor of the documentary film La convocazione (The Summoning) by Enrico Maisto, winner of the 2015 Solinas Documentary Award for Cinema, produced by Start srl and Rai Cinema. The film was selected in competition at the 58th Festival dei Popoli, where it won the MyMovies Audience Award, and at IDFA - International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. Her latest works include The Disappearance of My Mother by Beniamino Barrese, which had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival 2019, and Brotherhood by Francesco Montagner presented in Locarno 2021. Pure Unknown is her directorial debut.