Meet the Jury - Elisabetta Lodoli

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Jill Kruidenier
April 17, 2014

In this Meet the Jury feature, we present to you Elisabetta Lodoli, one of seven experienced and impressive judges for our inaugural Study Abroad Film Festival. Read on to learn more about Elisabetta.

Elisabetta Lodoli
Director, Screenwriter & Writer
IES Abroad Rome Faculty - Film Studies

Q: Which of your many film-related accomplishments do you feel the most proud of?

A: I've realized many different films (TV series, shorts, TV movies, long feature and documentaries). Among them, the one I loved and still love more than the others is STOLICA (CHAIR), a documentary I filmed in Bosnia and about Bosnia 20 years after the end of the Balkans War. The people I met there and who are in the documentary enriched my soul and my way of filmmaking.

Q: What advice would you give to young filmmakers today?

A: Put together these elements: thought, intuition, feeling, ethical sense.

Q: What is your favorite documentary? And why?

A: My Architect, by Nathaniel Kahn, (USA 2003). Because it's one of the most compelling documentary about father-son and art-life relationships.

Q: How would you condense the spirit of study abroad into one word?

A: Self-detection.

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