Arianna Azzolini

Arianna Azzolini is a documentary film director specialized in human interest and socially minded documentaries

Arianna Azzolini is a documentary film director specialized in human interest and socially minded documentaries. She has directed and shot documentaries in African slums, townships and refugee camps for ten years. She has produced and directed films for ngos such Child To Child for Africa, Cuamm and Unicef and for televisions such RAI TV and RSI. Arianna has a background in journalism and film direction and a master degree in Peace and Conflict Studies with a focus on Africa.

Some of her latest documentary works include:
The singing souls of Buli.Cape Town 2015. 50 min. ( in post-production) (DIRECTOR)
(shot over four years) An artist and her uncontrollable destiny of Sangoma in the Cape Flats of Cape Town, South Africa.
Pilots of Change. Cape Town 2015. 25 min (DIRECTOR)
A group of students from Denmark come to South Africa to help. What they will experience and learn changes them and their idea of help forever.
Beloved Somalia. Kenya 2013. 50 min (DIRECTOR)
A group of refugees from Somalia run from the war to Dadaab Refugee Camp and end up finding themselves in a prison they will never escape.
Red Soil. Kenya 2012, 25 min (DIRECTOR)
Three girls, forced into early marriages in the rural areas of Kenya, manage to escape from their abusive husbands and start a new life and a new family inside a vocational center.