Memoria del fuego

Memoria del fuego, Francesco Clerici, Italy, 2019, 6’
Documentary, o.v. no dialogues

October 5, 2019, 9.30 Pm, Zerogloss / Exworks


A short documentary film that meanders through the rhythm, sounds, and atmosphere of a factory of Cuna cigars in Estelí, Nicaragua.

Director’s bio-filmography
Francesco Clerici (1983) graduated in Art History and Critique at the Università Statale in Milan. A film-maker and writer (24 Fotogrammi: storia aneddotica del cinema, Secondavista Edizioni, 2012), he also conducts film production workshops. He has been collaborating with the artist Velasco Vitali since 2009. Hand Gestures, his first feature documentary film, was screened at the Berlinale 2015 in the Forum section, where it was presented with the international film critics association Fipresci award.

Direction, Screenplay, Cinematography, Sound and Editing Francesco Clerici

Sound Editing Mattia Pontremoli

Production Gaby Ramsperger

Co-production Point Nemo Film, Andrea Randazzo, Fabio Saitto

Executive Producer Jon Barrenechea