film still from "The Last Step of an Acrobat"
Cesare Bedogné is an Italian photographer, film-maker and writer. His first, autobiographical novel and his black and white photographs were at he basis of the film "Story for an empty theatre", which he co-directed with the Russian film-maker Aleksandr Balagura. He later filmed and edited on his own the shorts "Maria's Silence" and "The last step of an acrobat". All these experimental films won numerous awards internationally and were screened in prestigious film festivals such as the Festival of European Cinema in Paris ("L'Europe autour de l'Europe"), the Montecatini International Short Film Festival, the Harlem International Film Festival in New York, the London Greek Film Festival, the AMIIWorkFest in Vilnius, the Concrete Dream film Festival in Los Angeles and many others. Further information is available on the artist's webite:
In July 2021 he finished editing a new short, entitled "Photographing New York" and based on his homonymous poem, which premiered at the 6th Art Visuals & Poetry Film Festival in Vienna, and was also screened last November at the 75th Festival Internazionale del Cinema di Salerno and again at the 16th L'Europe autour de l'Europe Film Festival in Paris.