Benediction of the Beasts

(Benedizione delle Bestie), 2009

Each January, on the steps of a 5th century church in Rome’s most derelict neighborhood, man and beast participate in an ancient rite.

  • Roles Director, DoP
  • Genre Documentary
  • Length 9 min.
  • Language Italian and English with English subtitles

Festivals & Selected Screenings

Reel to Real International Film Festival for Youth (British Columbia, Canada) 2012

WorldKids International Film Festival (national tour, India) 2011

Atlanta Film Festival (Georgia) 2010

Black Maria Film and Video Festival (International tour) 2010

Columbia Gorge International Film Festival (Washington state) 2010

Dawson City International Short Film Festival (Yukon, Canada) 2010

Leiden International Short Film Festival (Netherlands) 2010


Black Maria Film and Video Festival – Director’s Choice Award, 2010

Oregon Film Awards – Bronze Award, 2010

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