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The festival

DocuDonna, the international festival of documentaries by female filmmakers, introduces a new perspective dedicated to the promotion and enhancement of the documentary made by women into the calendar of Italian and international festivals. A heritage of images, sensibilities and points of view, disseminated into a cultural industry dominated by men.

The Festival is aimed at directors who intend to present their works as their own personal vision of the world. An international festival of women’s documentaries to attract many film lovers, especially of the documentary genre, as well as lovers of art and beauty in general.


Cristina Berlini

Founder, Artistic Director, co-director of the programming board and responsible for the organization

Filmmaker, with a great interest in social and anthropological issues. after having lived for more than ten years in Amsterdam she has returned to Italy, collaborating on various artistic and documentary projects. She has participated with her works in national and international festivals. She is the founder and artistic director of the DocuDonna festival dedicated to the promotion and enhancement of the documentary made by female filmmakers in order to promote their diverse film production.

Silvia Lelli

Director of the Programming Board

Anthropologist, documentary filmmaker, artist, author of university texts. She has been making independent projects and documentaries since 2004. Director of the programming board by DocuDonna festival. Founder of the Tuscan Documentary Association, member of CNA-Toscana Film Network, Festival dei Popoli-Member of the Board of Directors.1984: Professional qualification of Film Technician of the Region of Tuscany – Institute of Cinematographic Sciences of Florence (among the teachers: Nikita Mikhalkof, Tonino Guerra, Sofia Scandurra).

The international festival of documentaries by female filmmakers DocuDonna, is organized by the cultural association Gremigna based in Tuscany, in Massa Marittima in the province of Grosseto in collaboration with the City of Massa Marittima.


  • Best Italian Documentary
  • Best International Documentary
  • Special Mention
  • Special Award