Private Project

Amazone Rituals

This is not a film, this is a scream against harmful treatment of women

  • Maria DININNI
  • Maria DININNI
  • Maria DININNI
  • Maria DININNI
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 2, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 EUR
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  • Shooting Format:
    FUll HD
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
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Director Biography - Maria DININNI

Born on February 14th, 1969 in Altamura (Italy), she moved towards socio-psycho-pedagogical studies. Then she graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Bari, in the Latest Trends of Visual Arts and Performing Arts. She has also participated for many years in several workshops in Italy, still in the same field of visual arts (painting, video art ...), collaborating in the realization of various works art video, as a painter and a performer in video installations, focusing her artistic adventure on the theme of the body:
"Work-shop: she was part of a performance presentation by contemporary artist Cesare Pietroiusti 2009 (performance); artist Turca, Sukran Moral 2008 (Maria Dininni performer); Stefano Cagol 2008 protagonist of the new trend: a Videoart Manipolata; on December 3 and 4, 2010 she took part in a very important international congress with Jean Monnet “Á Mezzogiorno dell'Arte” where the artist Maria Dininni received a Training Certificate LUM PRIZE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (Cultural hegemonies and knowledge of experience), with his own works of art, in Sala Bona Sforza, Castello Svevo, Bari. The conference was chaired by art critic Achille Bonito Oliva. Workshop of the two Napoletani artists Perino & Vele and the meeting with other two artists Botto e Bruno experimental workshop with also the participation as performer Maria Dininni; she also did a five-day “Photos and Video Therapy in Action” seminar with Oliviero Rossi and Judi Weiser".

Maria has received several prestigious awards such as the Special Prize with the jury’s congratulations of the F.A.O. on the theme: hunger in the world.
> Since 1996 she has not stopped painting and searching through colors and shadows, passing from an artistic current to another.

> Since 1996 she has not stopped painting and searching through colors and shadows, passing from an artistic current to another.
> In 2010 she started a long project of photography and face painting.
> In 2008 she directed a short film "La Mano Viola", 2 min.
> In 2016 she createdher own film production company "Transitus Film".
> In 2016 she co-produced a feature film "Thala, my love".
> In 2017 she produced and directed a video art trilogy entitled "Sixth Sense": Waiting for Van Gogh, Amazon Rituals, and The cherries of Madonna. ( A Sensory Exploration of Visual Anthropology Through Fruits).
"> In 2017 she made an artistic video entitled "Foot meditation"
> Under development, a feature-length documentary "Looking for Orson Welles"
> In 2020 he received his first selection in the category Best Experimental Film on FilmFreeway for the short film experimental "Holly Cherry" by the Rome Independent Prisma Awards
> In 2020 has been SELECTED for the exhibition phase in the virtual gallery of Experimento BIO 2020 (filmFreeway) for the project: "THE SKIN CHANGES IDENTITY"
>In 2021receives the Honorable Mention from the festival ICAN/LAX International Film Competition(Filmfreeway) for short film "AMAZONE RITUALS
> In 2021 she is officially selected as an AWARD WINNER in below category: BEST PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD da Team CSIFF, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival for project "SKIN CHANGES IDENTITY"
In April 5, 2023, the docu-fiction "Looking For Orson Welles" was selected as a Semi-Finalist at the Paris International Short Festival.

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