SHOOTING THE MAFIA – LETIZIA BATTAGLIAS DANGEROUS MISSION – FOR ARTE METROPOLIS

 

A documentary film about the fearless Italian photographer: for 20 years the Sicilian photographer Letizia Battaglia risked her life to capture organized crime with her camera. Now director Kim Longinotto has put Letizia’s story at the centre of a documentary film. The result: an intimate portrait of a courageous woman who does what she wants and doesn’t let anyone dictate anything to her. Not even by the Mafia.

Activity: Director, author, producer (via Kobalt Productions)

WHITE LINES IN THE SAND: TEL AVIV AND THE BAUHAUS. FOR ARTE METROPOLIS

Tel Aviv’s “White City” is the world’s largest collection of Bauhaus and International-style houses. Here, the Zionist ideal of a better society should be realized. But how much of it is really in Tel Aviv? “Metropolis” visits the “white city” with the architects Zvi Efrat, Sharon Golan Yaron and Nitza Smuk as well as Shoran Rotbard, who has written a critical book about the UNESCO World Heritage Site “White City, Black City”.

Activity:  Director, author, producer (via Kobalt Productions)