Jonas Carpignano

  • Jonas Carpignano
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Film director, Screenwriter
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Italian American filmmaker. His mother African-American and his father is Italian.
"Writer/director Jonas Carpignano is a self-identified bi-racial Italian American (his father is Italian and mother African American), based in New York City and Rome" (Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act, April 20, 2015).
Jonas Carpignano spent his childhood between Rome and New York City. His first feature film Mediterranea debuted at the Cannes Film Festival - Critics' Week before receiving the award for the best directorial debut of 2015 by the National Board of Review.
World Premiered at Directors' Fortnight 2017, Cannes, A Ciambra (2017) is his second feature drama.

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mise à jour par Thierno I. Dia, Africiné Magazine
updated by Thierno I. Dia, Africiné Magazine


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