The Plain (A Chjana)
True events inspired this compelling tale of an African migrant worker and his best friend in the wake of the most significant race riot in Italian history. A stirring story of rebellion, solidarity and friendship.
Running Time: 19:56
Director, Writer: Jonas Carpignano
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Cast: Koudous Seihon, Cheik Bailey Kane
Producers: Jon Coplon, Willy Friedman, Gwyn Sannia, Franco Basaglia
Editors: Jonas Carpignano, Sarah-Violet Bliss
Director of Photography: Maura Morales Bergmann
Previous Award Highlights:
- 2012 Venice International Film Festival: Controcampo Italiano Award for Best Short Film
- 2012 SXSW
- 2012 Nastro D'Argento: Special Mention
- 2012 Winner, Hammer to Nail Short Film Contest
- 2012 New Directors, New Films
Jonas Carpignano is an award winning filmmaker based in New York City and Rome. Carpignano is an alum of the 2012 Sundance Screenwriters & Directors Lab and he was recently named one of the top 25 new faces in independent film by filmmaker magazine.