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Francesco Montagner


Francesco Montagner



Francesco Montagner (Treviso, Italy, 1989). Since 2013, he has been studying Directing Documentary at Prague’s renowned film school, FAMU. Animata resistenza (2014) is Francesco’s debut feature documentary which he produced, shooted and directed with Alberto Girotto. The film has been presented at the 71. Venice Film Festival and awarded with the Venice Classics Award for the Best Documentary on Cinema.

Since 2017, Francesco has been teaching at FAMU International and working as an assistant mentor in the directing workshop. In 2018 Francesco took part as Italian director at Berlinale Talents. Currently, he is shooting his second feature documentary Brotherhood on the adolescence of three brothers living in a radical Muslim community in Bosnia Herzegovina.

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