Ladies and Gentlemen
by Luca Bolognesi, 2011, 21'
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY: Luca Bolognesi   LOCATION MANAGER: Gisella Zanmatti
STARRING: Clive Riche   PRODUCED BY: Lo schermo dell’arte Film Festival
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: Rosmunda D'Amico    
LIVE RECORDING AND SOUND DESIGN:
Gianluigi Battistini
  IN COLLABORATION WITH: FST Mediateca Toscana Film Commission

Schermo dell'Arte - Archivio Film
Presented at Lo Schermo dell'Arte Film Festival 2011
The winner of Lo Schermo dell'Arte Film Festival Prize 2010

Sir James Ephraim Lovelock is an independent scientist whose major achievement is the Gaia Theory, which suggests that planet Earth is a single living super-organism. The problem of global warming is seen as an imminent and inevitable threat to human civilization, whose only chance for survival might be to learn its proper role on the planet, and use the best resources towards this end.Ladies and Gentlemen presents itself as a documentary on the main themes treated by Lovelock, interpreted by an actor in a monologue.

Luca Bolognesi
Born in Ferrara 1978, lives and works in Milan. In 2007, he partecipated in the 10th Istanbul Biennale and in the 14th Onufri Prize (National Gallery, Tirana). In 2008, he was invited to the 37th Rotterdam Film Festival and the 1st Festival dell’ Arte Contemporanea in Faenza. In 2009, he had his first one-man show (at Galleria CARprojects, Bologna) and partecipated in Video.it (Fondazione Merz, Turin); “Feed” (Fragmental Museum, New York); and was chosen for the Corso Superiore di Arti Visive at the Fondazione Antonio Ratti in Como. In 2011, he partecipated in the Fifth Edition of the Prague Biennale.

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