Franco Sacchi Plus

Cambridge, MA

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Born in Zambia, and grew up in Italy. Franco directs, produces, and edits independent documentaries on a range of topical subjects. His feature length documentary “Waiting for Armageddon” was released theatrically and on DVD in 2010 by First Run Features and it was acquired in 2011 by the Independent Film Channel (IFC). His 2007 documentary “This is Nollywood,” won the Audience Award at the Abuja International Film Festival (Nigeria) and was broadcast internationally. “American Eunuchs,” his first feature length documentary as director/producer/editor, aired on the Sundance Channel in the US and was an official selection in dozens of film festivals including the prestigious International Documentary Film festival in Amsterdam (IDFA). Between 2002 and 2005 Franco collaborated with numerous news magazines of RAI International (Italian Public Television) as a reporter/producer/editor. Franco also directs and produces films for NGOs and universities with a focus on economic development and Africa. He is committed to film education, and has developed curricula and served as an instructor in workshops all over the world. Franco graduated in political science at the University of Bologna. He received a Masters of Arts in Visual Arts at Emerson College in Boston, MA.

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  1. AdoramaTV
  2. Bruno Pisani
  3. Max Cantor
  4. Kalyanee Mam
  5. Jonah Kessel
  6. Docland Yard
  7. The New York Times - Video
  8. Jeff Zimbalist
  9. Leonardo Dalessandri
  10. Campfire
  11. LTV - Libec TV
  12. ARRI
  13. Sue Li
  14. What Took You So Long?
  15. Rich Blundell
  16. Charles Vuolo
  17. Lost Child?
  18. Joe Martino

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