Screening time  
27.02. / Monday, 23:00 - 01:00 Theatre 1  

Gualtiero Jacopetti

Gualtiero Jacopetti was born 1919 in Barga, Tuscany. With Paolo Cavara and Franco Prosperi is the originator of Mondo films, also called shockumentaries. Besides first shockumentary of the history 'Mondo cane' (1962), he also made: 'Mondo cane 2' (1963),  'La donna nel mondo' (1963), 'Witchdoctor in Tails' (1966), 'Africa Addio' (1966), 'Addio zio Tom' (1971) and 'Mondo candido' (1975). He died in 2011 in Rome.

Franco Prosperi

Franco Prosperi was born in 1926 in Rome, Italy. He is a film director and screenwriter. With Paolo Cavara and Gualtiero Jacopetti is the originator of Mondo films, also called shockumentaries.

Paolo Cavara

Paolo Cavara got into documentary filmmaking as a pioneer of the underwater cinematography together with Franco Prosperi. In 1962 Cavara and Prosperi conceived and directed with Gualtiero Jacopetti first shockumentary of the history: 'Mondo cane'. From that moment he doesn’t stop making films. He died in Rome in 1982.

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1962, 108', color, video

Directed by:
Gualtiero Jacopetti, Franco Prosperi, Paolo Cavara

Screenplay by:
Gualtiero Jacopetti, Paolo Cavara

Antonio Climati, Benito Frattari

Edited by:
Gualtiero Jacopetti

Riz Ortolani, Nino Oliviero

Gualtiero Jacopetti

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