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The story of a silent drama, with 700,000 women and children who have fled their villages in flames and now abandoned on the shores of the Indian Ocean, with bamboo huts built on sand and struggling with the impending torrential rains. We would like the world to help them ! We went to help with food and medicine, and make the children smile a bit...Would Ashi find her mother ?

  • Francis Calsolaro
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    20 minutes
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    June 1, 2018
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    5,000 EUR
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Director Biography - Francis Calsolaro

Italian ) Artistic Producer and Emotional trainer

Francis worked alongside Franco Zeffirelli and Carla Fracci in the Arena di Verona for 3 seasons. with Carmen and Machbet, at the Verona Philharmonic Theater.

Study with Dario Fo
At the Cagliari Amphitheater in TURANDOT with Maestro Giuliano Montaldo at the Teatro Verdi in Florence.

Director of the film / short "Mediterranean Bite" presented at the Cannes Film Festival May 22nd 2013 and of several social documentaries
Laos Smiles

Author in Con-tatto in the National Italian TV RAI Documentary on Geo & Geo by the director Marco Maggioni (Emergency Earthquake Molise 2002) and (Psychiatry Rome)

Invented "the greeting of the heart" widely used in social and health areas as a facilitating action on contact, Teatro Ariston di Sanremo, Assisi, Sanit di Roma

Rewards, at the Theatre Verdi in Florence 2007 with the Golden Dolphin, The plaque from the Bishop of Assisi 2006, Laurence Olivier International Prize Artist in Social Year 2001 on Lake Garda, Interviews and commercials on RAI 1 and 3.

Humanitarian missions (Freelance) for the United Nations in Geneva

Francis has also patented an effective method of training and conducting groups called willclown and mimicry and the happening gift hugs used by numerous affiliated associations.

Francis grew up in French-speaking Switzerland, Trained in Kathmandu with a master's degree in multi-ethnic communication and the arts of body care, he collaborated with the psychology faculty of the University of Chieti for a publication on methods of approaching suffering with the use of body expression ( mimecare)

For the last 25 years, he has worked internationally in the field of existential well-being (Missions in: India, Cambodia, North Africa, Nepal, Bangladesh) alongside organizations such as Amnesty International, Red Cross, Unitalsi, promoter and trainer in the field of smile therapy

Francis The first in Italy to use these motion techniques in the emergency in 2002 during the earthquake of Molise (seen and documented by Geo and Geo on Rai 3 and various commercials and TG)

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We can have a better world