Balkan Dox


Italy, France, Germany
2020 — 100 min / Colour



Notturno was shot over the past three years along the borders of Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria, and Lebanon. A region where tyranny, invasions and terrorism have fed off each other in a vicious circle, to the detriment of the civilian populations. All around signs of violence and destruction: but in the foreground is the humanity that reawakens every day from a nocturne that seems infinite. “Notturno”, a film of light on the darkness of war.

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Directors' Biography

Gianfranco Rosi is an Italian-American documentary filmmaker. His 2013 film Sacro GRA won the Golden Lion at the 70th Venice Film Festival, while his 2016 film Fire at Sea won the Golden Bear at the 66th Berlin Film Festival.

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Gianfranco Rosi


Gianfranco Rosi

Donatella Palermo

Eva-Maria Weerts

Serge Lalou

Camille Laemlé


Gianfranco Rosi


Fabrizio Federico

Jacopo Quadri


Gianfranco Rosi

Screenings & Awards

La Biennale di Venezia, Italy, 2020
Arca CinemaGiovani Award.Sorriso Diverso Venezia Award. UNICEF Award

TIFF, Toronto, Canada, 2020

IDFA, Netherlands, 2020

Chicago IFF, United States, 2020