L'isola delle formiche

A short documentary about overtourism in Venice and its consequence on inhabitants using the voice-over of wildlife documentaries.

  • Leonardo Bonaldi
  • Leonardo Bonaldi
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 9, 2019
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    Yes - IUAV
Director Biography - Leonardo Bonaldi

Leonardo Bonaldi (13 March 1997, Venice) is an Italian director, film editor and writer.

He graduated at IUAV visual arts in Venice, 2017-2019, where he studied cinema and contemporary arts and created a body of work, among which:
-"Voci del varietà" a video installation about the practice of voce-volto in Fellini's cinema;
-"L'isola delle formiche" a sarcastic short documentary about the overtourism in Venice, using the voice-over of wildlife documentaries.

During the pandemic, 2020, he directed the short film "Fuori dallo scorcio, se ne va" in which the neighbours, and his own family, are filmed peeping through the windows of his house.

Leonardo mastered in ethnographic and documentary cinema at ETNOFILM in Padova, 2022-2023, where he directed his final short "Diario Rurale".

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