“The Wedding Cake” screened one year after at the Brussels Independent Film Festival!

As I announced one year ago, The Brussels Independent Film Festival selected The Wedding Cake for the 2021 festival, but due to the Belgian COVID-19 situation and government regulations, the screening was postponed to the 2022 edition.

The screening is tomorrow starting 9 pm and I feel very sad for not being there… It is probably the last time my short will be screened at a festival, and it feels melancholy to understand it’s the end of its journey! But it’s been two FANTASTIC years, with seventy-nine festival participation and countless prizes and nominations! Thankfulness, satisfaction, incredulity and pride predominate of course, but I can’t help feeling sadness, too!

Interview for iFF!

I love this interview I gave to iFilmFestival in connection to my participation to the Brussels Independent Film Festival with The Wedding Cake, it was fun!

One-on-one with Filmmaker Monica Mazzitelli – “I am a hopeless optimist”

Monica Mazzitelli, feminist directress and writer, Rome-born and Sweden-based, has filmed some twenty-five short films (documentaries, narrative films, videos, promos, booktrailers).
Her latest film, the animated short ‘The Wedding Cake’, tells the story of a young woman who is forced to become a prostitute in order to settle her ex-husband’s debts. Her destiny is narrated through Playmobil figurines and a wedding cake that disappears along with the woman’s illusions.
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