Shero

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Synopsis

English

Shabnam was attacked with acid when she was a teenager. Today she is a Shero, a women's rights activist from India who is raising her daughter by teaching her the value of beauty and feminine strength, beyond social conventions.

Italiano

Shabnam ha subìto un attacco con l’acido quando era adolescente. Oggi è una Shero, un’attivista indiana per i diritti delle donne che cresce sua figlia insegnandole il valore della bellezza e della forza femminile, al di là delle convenzioni sociali.

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Claudio Casale

Short Film | Documentary

14' 34''

Italy | India

2021

Hindi

English | Italian

Shabnam | Ikra

Sibilla Film

Kautilya Society | Varanasi Heritage Foundation

Viola Brancatella | Claudio Casale

Zen Movie

Viola Brancatella | Claudio Casale

Claudio Casale

Emanuele Paragallo

Lorenzo Ceci

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Claudio Casale

Boris Riccardo D’Agostino

  • Facebook - Black Circle

Selections & Awards

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ACCADEMIA DEL CINEMA ITALIANO - PREMI DAVID DI DONATELLO (ITALY)

OSCAR® qualifying festival

♥ Nominated for BEST SHORT FILM

AESTHETICA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (UK)​

EFA qualifying festival

ISCHIA FILM FESTIVAL (ITALY)

SICILYMOVIE - FESTIVAL DEL CINEMA DI AGRIGENTO (ITALY)

FESTIVAL INT. INVENTA UN FILM LENOLA (ITALY)​

ISCHIA GLOBAL FILM FESTIVAL (ITALY)​

LIBERAZIONI FESTIVAL (ITALY)​

♥ Winner of BEST DOCUMENTARY

VALDARNOCINEMA FILM FESTIVAL (ITALY)​

ADRIATIC FILM FESTIVAL (ITALY)​

♥ Winner of BEST DOCUMENTARY

VIGATA FILM FESTIVAL (ITALY)​

♥ Winner of the JURY PRIZE

CLOROFILLA FILM FESTIVAL (ITALY)​

TITO FILM FESTIVAL (ITALY)​

ROMA CREATIVE CONTEST (ITALY)

 

Claudio Casale

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Biography

English

Claudio Casale was born in Rome, where he graduated in Business Administration. He lived for years in India and Southeast Asia, where he developed his passion for documentary. Back in Italy, he made “Piccolo mondo cane” (2017), documentary about job precariousness and the right-to-work. In 2018 he made “My Tyson”, with the contribution of MiBAC (Italian Minister of Culture), which had its world première at the 75th Venice Film Festival in the MigrArti section, where it won the Best Documentary Award. The short film was shortlisted at Nastri d’Argento. In 2020 he made "Om Devi: Sheroes Revolution", a Virtual Reality documentary on women's rights in India. The documentary was selected at the 77th Venice Film Festival in the Venice VR Expanded section. His latest documentary "Shero" (2021), also shot in India, is nominated as Best Short Film 2021 at Premi David di Donatello.

Italiano

Claudio Casale nasce a Roma, dove si laurea in Economia Aziendale. Vive per anni in India e Sud-Est Asiatico, dove sviluppa la sua passione per il documentario. Tornato in Italia gira “Piccolo mondo cane” (2017), documentario sulla precarietà e il diritto al lavoro. Nel 2018 realizza “My Tyson”, con il contributo del MiBAC, che viene presentato in anteprima mondiale alla 75a Mostra del Cinema di Venezia nella sezione MigrArti, vincendo il premio per il Miglior Documentario. Il corto entra in cinquina ai Nastri d’Argento. Nel 2020 realizza "Om Devi: Sheroes Revolution", documentario in Virtual Reality sui diritti delle donne in India. Il documentario è stato selezionato alla 77a Mostra del Cinema di Venezia nella sezione Venice VR Expanded. Il suo ultimo documentario "Shero" (2021), girato anch'esso in India, è candidato come Miglior Cortometraggio 2021 ai Premi David di Donatello.

Filmography

SHERO

(2021 | documentary)

OM DEVI: SHEROES REVOLUTION

(2020 | VR documentary)

MY TYSON

(2018 | documentary)

PICCOLO MONDO CANE

(2017 | documentary)