TITLE

Battlefield

COUNTRY Italy
YEAR 2020
DIRECTOR Silvia Biagioni e Andrea Laidante
LENGHT 10′ 00″
FORMAT HD
SOUND Andrea Laidante
EDITING Silvia Biagioni
CINEMATOGRAPHY Sonia Veronelli
PRODUCTION AAMOD – Archivio Audiovisivo del Movimento Operaio e Democratico

Intimate, other, virginal, objectified, ethereal, fragmented: the female body mirrors a battlefield for all women that, in the 1960’s and 1970’s, claimed its re-appropriation. Battlefield is a tribute to all second-wave feminist movements; through fragments of daily life and social battles, it reconstructs those key moments in our recent history. Sound and images give voice to the archives of Archivio Audiovisivo del Movimento Operaio e Democratico, in an imaginary journey between different representations of femininity of that time.

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DIRECTORS

Silvia Biagioni and Andrea Laidante


Silvia Biagioni is a filmmaker and editor based between London and Milan. She has specialised in documentaries and archive films, found footage, participatory projects and film essays and has worked on films for the BBC, Vice, ITV and Channel 4 – amongst others. Her first film “Nothing Essential Happens in the Absence of Noise” (2015) was produced in collaboration with the Berlin based collective, Praxis Records, and has been screened at festivals across Europe, US and Taiwan.

Andrea Laudante is an Italian composer and multi-instrumentalist. His works are mostly influenced by the relationships between instrumental and electroacoustic sounds and concepts of Oriental philosophies.

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