Fontoy, in the French region of Lorraine. Of the hundreds of iron mines that fuelled the engine of the European company for almost a century, nothing remains today except the rusty skeletons of enormous structures in the process of being dismantled. Symbols of a production system capable of attracting immense numbers of workers from all over Europe, thanks to the mirage of a better life. The inhabitants of Trentino also abandoned their towns in mass to reach these places, preparing for social climbing that only led to one place: the mine.
Since 2004 he has written for and worked with various newspapers, magazines and internet portals. His interest in social dynamics has progressively led him to adopt video-documentaries as his main investigative tool. He has gained specialist skills thanks to courses attended in Trentino (organised by Format, Trento Film Festival and Zelig) and Tuscany, where he frequented the course for experts in social video-documentation directed by Daniele Segre.
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