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Antonia Grimaldi

Born in Salerno in 1970, she studied Literature at the University of Florence. Part of her degree thesis is published in the literary review Studi Italiani, vol. II, 1998. The first film she saw at the GFF was 'The Last Circus Show', when she was five. She was a member of the Jury in 1983 and in 1984. From 1987 to 1997 she collaborated with GFF working on catalogues and as assistant to the short film selection. Since 1998 she has been a member of the Artistic Direction of the Giffoni Film Festival and since 2005 she has been one of the two deputy directors. Her main activity at the festival is the selection of the short films for all the sections and of feature films dedicated to children from 3 to 12 years of age. Antonia also works on educational programmes and lectures in conferences and workshops. Carmela e Aisha, her first play about two women immigrated in Milan in two different period, was published in the miscellaneous volume Confini and staged in 2008.

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