Lia Beltrami has received the Golden Lion for Peace 2017 in Venice. She is the director of 40 documentaries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East; she won several awards for her films. She was the artistic director at Vatican Pavilion at Expo Milan 2015, which was awarded as the Pavilion which best developed the theme and she is the artdirector for the exhibition at Kazakistan Expo 2017. In 1997 she founded Religion Today Film festival, the first festival about interreligious dialogue. She founded the group Women of Faith for Peace in Jerusalem. She wrote 5 book, the newest is her autobiography. She is the CEO of the production company Aurora Vision, advisor for Dhaka Film Festival Bangladesh and hon member of the House of Wisdom, Grenada.