The Director

Photo by Arissa Matsumoto

Born in Florence (Italy) in 1977, Valerio Giovannini is an Italian artist and film director.

As an independent researcher he is interested in the topic of the sacred in contemporary world and in ancient civilizations such as the Etruscans and the Minoans.

A Republica das Bruxas (The Republic of the Witches) is his third film.

It is a zero-budget production aimed to raise awareness about contemporary issues such as climate change, feminism, racism… and the need of a new cultural, economical and socially shared paradigm.