Upon establishing a radical community of avant-garde inmate-actors, pioneering theatre artist and dramaturge Armando Punzo strikes a chord in Italy while attempting to build the first stable repertoire theatre inside a maximum security jail in Tuscany. Despite decades of groundbreaking work, his pioneering legacy that continuously instigates change in people and policies through art, is challenged by setbacks and bureaucracy. As his vision for transformation becomes an uphill battle, Armando Punzo questions the future of immersive theatre and how to best preserve it.
is a 6-part documentary series focused on the effort to preserve biodiversity in both urban and rural landscapes, fight extinction of iconic species, and restore fragmented ecosystems throughout the country. Each episode profiles the work of a single, dynamic individual and their unique vision for rewilding.
Executive Producer: Alessandra Pasquino
Status: In development
is adynamic and emotionally charged feature-length documentary portrait of three polygamous families in Bali made to draw attention to the plight of women in polygamous marriage, who must often fight back against psychological manipulation, economic hardship, infidelity, and domestic violence.
Director: Robert Lemelson Producer: Alessandra Pasquino Camera: Wing Ko Editor: Chisako Yokoyama
Awards: RAI International Ethnographic Film Festival, UK, 2015- Etnofilm, Croatia - Days of Ethnographic Film, Slovenia - Taiwanese International Ethnographic Film Festlval - Festival International du Film Ethnographique du Québec, Canada. http://www.bitterhoneyfilm.com TRT 81m
FACE OF A NATION
is "...urgently dispiriting but ultimately tender and optimistic film..." -Michael Sorkin, Village Voice/NY Times/Metropolis/Vanity Fair
isan art film featuredinside THE NOMADIC MUSEUM, an exhibit thatweaves together photographic works, 35mm films, art and music housed inside an itinerant recyclable structure. The debut was installed in NY on Pier 54 and since then more than 10 million people have attended and marveled at the exhibition.
Director: Gregory Colbert Post Producer: Alessandra Pasquino Editor: Pietro Scalia Soundscape: Michael Brook
is a feature-length documentary aboutthe1965 purge of suspected "communists" in Indonesia,one of the largest mass-killings of the 20th century. It shares the testimonies of four families who survived the massacre.
Director: Robert Lemelson Post Producer: Alessandra Pasquino
Winner, Most Innovative Production, History Makers Awards Winner, Award of Excellence, Indie Fest Winner, Best Foreign Feature, Oregon Film Awards Winner, Award of Excellence, Canada International Film Awards
six-time NBA champion Kareem Abdul-Jabbar produced this documentary to present the history of the greatest basketball team you never heard of—The Harlem Rens.
Director: Deborah Morales Post Supervisor: Alessandra Pasquino Editor: Bob Mead
Winner NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Documentary
On the Shoulders of Giants
In this compelling film,Oliver Stone travels to Cuba and interviews Fidel Castro on a diverse range of topics, resulting in an intimate and unique portrait of Fidel. Produced by HBO and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival to audience acclaim, but never released in the US.
Director: Oliver Stone Camera: Rodrigo Prieto Post Producer: Alessandra Pasquino Editor: Langdon Page
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Persona Non Grata
is a verite documentary in which Oliver Stone sets his sights on interviewing leaders of both Israel and the Palestinian Authority-- during one of the most violent eras in their history.
Director: Oliver Stone Camera: Rodrigo Prieto Post Supervisor: Alessandra Pasquino Editor: Langdon Page