Biidaaban (The Dawn Comes) – The Color of Anger

« In the old times, it was important to take care.» Since time immemorial Indigenous people have harvested sap from trees to produce syrup a practice that continues today. Two main characters Biidaaban, a young Indigenous gender fluid person, and Sabe, a Sasquatch shape shifter, set out to harvest sap…

Interview with Marco Spagnoli, Director of Sweetheart

“I do not think about making shorts; I think about telling stories. This story, Sweetheart, is a short film because it could only be a short film. ” -Marco Spagnoli   In the context of Italy in short!, François et Fannie on behalf of Le Petit Septième, met journalist and…

A Trip to Cinecittà – Behind the Italian cinema

« Il cinema è l’arma più forte. » [Cinema is the most powerful weapon.] – Benito Mussolini The United States have Hollywood; Italy has Cinecittà. Even if the latter is less known in North America, we can say it competes with Hollywood, fulfilling Mussolini’s original wish. Being the stage for more than 3,000…