:Virgin Land

Screening Schedule: 08/11, 20:00, DokuKino Pllato

:Virgin Land / Tierre Virgen

Italy, 2016, 15 min

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In a Peru choked by drug trafficking, more and more farmers decide every day to escape the yoke of organized crime, gathering in cooperatives. Tierra Virgen investigates the life of a farming family who is about to start walking on this legality's path. Nesto, as a teenager, lends a hand in the field of the parents even if would like to stay close to its peers. His father Eusebio, the old farmer, proud and tireless, he is persuaded by his wife Angelica to enter the local cooperative, but, just hidden by a wall of cane, continues to grow coca.

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Giovanni Aloi (Italian, born 22 October 1984) studied film history and criticism at the Bologna University and Plastic Arts at the Paris VIII University. After graduating, he started to work as a writer and camera operator for the italian TV show “Le Iene”, seeking for unconventional stories that could shock the audience. Eventually, he focused his production on documentaries and first of all on biopics.
Toronto aluCine Latin Film + Media Arts Festival 2016.
The Open Reel
Via Gené Giuseppe 4,
CAP 10152 – Torino, Italy
08/11, 20:00, DokuKino Pllato
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