Private Project

Blindness and lowvision

The Dorina Nowill Foundation is a philanthropic institution founded 1946 in São Paulo, Brazil.

It is the most important in Latin America in terms of social inclusion of the blind and short-sighted, as well as for their families.

The documentary follows the work of eye doctors, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers, psychologists and educators.

It delves into organisational issues and strategic planning; it analyses the production and the revision of Braille texts, audiobooks and digital books, which are distributed in over 2,500 schools, libraries and cultural associations all over Brazil.

  • enrico basaldella
  • enrico basaldella
  • Enrico Basaldella
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Cegueira e baixa visão
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    1 hour 30 minutes 18 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2018
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  • Mostra Livre do Cinema - 2018
    September 22, 2018
    World Premiere
Director Biography - enrico basaldella

ENRICO BASALDELLA INFO: I'm a freelance documentaryst and videomaker.
I directed the photography for the backstage of the Gabriele Salvatores film "Come Dio comanda" and "Il ragazzo invisibile" and I assisted the director Mimmo Calopresti in the film "La felicità non costa niente". 
IN 2011 I'have produced the documentary ATRAVÉS DA OBRA – ACROSS THE OPUS that focuses on the daily activity in the Educational Opus "Padre Giussani" kindergartens, founded in Belo Horizonte (Brazil) presented at Festivals and available in essay theaters here in Italy.
In 2016 I've produced my second documentary, “O Núcleo” about the most important private philanthropic institution of the Minas Gerais State (Brazil) that offers free assistance to the poor ederly people and people affected by cerebral paralysis and with disabilities.
Also presented to the "Festival del Cinema Latino Americano", October 2016 - Trieste (Italy) and Agenda Brasil Festival, Milano, November 1th, Spazio Oberdan

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