Leonardo Cinieri Lombroso

Since 1995 Leonardo has been working on the stage of the entertainment world as an actor and director.

In 2000 he started his career in film with different studies of acting, directing, cinematography and editing in Italy and abroad. Leonardo graduated in cinema at “La Sapienza” university of Rome and in filmmaking at the New York Film Academy in New York. He won a prize with his short film, “La città di Asterix”, at the Rome Fiction Fest 2010. In the same year, he directed his film documentary, “Through Korean Cinema”, produced by Blue Film Italia and distributed by Wide House France. The documentary was a success  and was screened at the Busan Film Festival (Korea) 2010 and the Tokyo Film Festival 2011. His latest works include the documentary “Southeast Asian Cinema – When the Rooster Crows” premiered in Busan and Singapore 2014 and “Doris&Hong” (2015) a documentary between Italy and China.

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Doris & Hong

Doris, a 70-year-old Italian retiree, was born in Eritrea to an Italian family during the Italian colonial period. Hong, a 23-year-old Chinese girl, grew up in the economic boom of China. Having been accepted to an art school in Rome, Hong flew to Rome, and is being housed at Doris’ spare room. It is her first time out of China. Both women considered the living arrangement temporary, lasting for a few months to a year, … Read more