Interview with Erik Gandini, director of Videocracy
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Cineuropa met with Italian-Swedish director Erik Gandini, whose feature Videocracy was screened within the Venice Days during the 2009 International Film Festival of Venice .
The documentary looks at the rise of Berlisconi’s media empire and the fall of television in Italy. As the director explains, the idea of the film came up from his considerations of Italy as an example of television and power melting together.
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Alex van Warmerdam, director of The Last Days of Emma Blank.
Daniel Monzón, director of Celda 211.
Daniel Sánchez-Arévalo, director of Gordos.
Claude and Nathan Miller, directors of Je Suis Heureux Que Ma Mère Soit Vivante.
Jorge Navas, director of La Sangre y la Lluvia.
Léa Fehner, director of Qu’un seul tienne et les autres suivront.
Sterlin Harjo, director of Barking Water.
Merzak Allouache, director of Harragas.
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Stefano Consiglio, director of L'amore e basta.
Marina Spada, director of Poesia che mi guardi.
Goran Paskaljevic, director of Honey Moons.
Paola Sangiovanni, director of Ragazze - La vita trema.
Israel Adrián Caetano, director of Francia.
Jesper Ganslandt, director of Apan.
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