Before becoming a film critic, then a maker mainly of sharply engaged documentaries, usually in tandem with her late husband Lino Del Fra, Cécilia Mangini was a photographer. Taking pictures was something she did all her life, alongside whatever else she was working on. In 1965 Mangini and Del Fra went to war-torn Vietnam to make a film they never finished. More than half a century later, she returned to these images, moving and still, some of which she found again by accident.

But Due scatole dimenticate is much more than a return to unfinished business: Mangini takes the opportunity to look back at her life and the choices she made, how the world has changed during her near one hundred years on earth. In all that, of course, are lessons to be found for the future – a morrow without wars and without all suffering other than the body's own... Screens together with Fragments.

Screenings

  • Fri 24 Jan KINO 4
    Prelude: Fragments + With Q&A
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  • Sat 25 Jan KINO 2
    Prelude: Fragments + With Q&A
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  • Sun 26 Jan LantarenVenster 4
    Prelude: Fragments + With Q&A
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International title
Two Forgotten Boxes
Filmmaker
Cécilia Mangini, Paolo Pisanelli
Premiere
World premiere
Country
Italy
Year
2020
Medium
DCP
Length
58’
Language
Italian, French
Producer
Federica Facioni
Sales
OfficinaVisioni
Writer
Cécilia Mangini, Paolo Pisanelli
Cinematography
Paolo Pisanelli
Editor
Matteo Gherardini
Sound Design
Simone Altana
Music
Admir Shkurtas, Egisto Macchi
Cast
Cécilia Mangini, Camille Gendreau , Stéphane Batut (Voice)