EXCLUSIVE: Clips for Agostino Ferrente's Selfie
- The documentary, a French-Italian co-production, is set to have its world premiere in the Panorama section at the Berlinale
Alessandro and Pietro are 16 years old and live in Naples, district of Traiano, where, in the summer of 2014, Davide Bifolco, also 16, died, shot while being pursued by a policeman who mistook him for a fugitive. They are inseparable friends: Alessandro works as a waiter in a bar, Pietro dreams of becoming a hairdresser. Alessandro and Pietro accept the director’s proposal to shoot themselves with an iPhone, commenting live on their own daily experiences, their close friendship, their neighbourhood – now empty, in the middle of summer – and the tragedy that ended Davide’s life.
This is the synopsis for Selfie [+see also:
film profile], the new documentary by Agostino Ferrente, which is set to world-premiere in the Panorama section of the 69th Berlin International Film Festival (7-17 February). The film is a French-Italian production staged by Magneto in co-production with Arte France, Casa delle Visioni and RAI Cinema. International sales are handled by Deckert Distribution.
Check out the clips below:
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