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Notre territoire

Nuestro territorio
Mathieu Volpe
  • Belgium
  • 21"
  • 2019
Friday 6, 19:00
Cine Amor
• 75 min.


When I got to Rignano, the Ghetto residents told me : «You mustn’t keep any trace of our lives here in these precarious houses. This despair is not yours to display.»

The misery in the Ghetto is the first thing that struck me, the first thing I wanted to show.

Festivals and awards

2019 : Les Écrans Documentaires - Arcueil (France) - Sélection
2019 : CorsicaDoc - Festival international du film documentaire d'Ajaccio - Ajaccio (France) - Compétition "Nouveaux Talents"
2019 : FIFF - Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur - Namur (Belgique) - Sélection Courts métrages
2019 : Festival internazionale del film Locarno - Locarno (Suisse) - Pardi di domani - Concorso internazionale

Mathieu Volpe

Mathieu Volpe (Rome, 1990), of an Italian father and a Belgian mother, lived in Bari until he was nineteen. In 2009 he moved to Brussels to study directing at the Institut des arts de diffusion in Louvain-la-Neuve. His graduation film, Il segreto del serpente (2014), has been selected by several international festivals such as Torino, Lussas and Huesca. Our Territory is his first professional short. He regularly collaborates as a co-author for documentary films.


2014 Il segreto del serpente

Director: Mathieu Volpe
Producer: Serge Kestemont, Mathieu Volpe
Co-producer: Olivier Burlet
Cinematography: Mathieu Volpe
Music: Vincent D'Hondt
Screenplay: Mathieu Volpe
Sound: Jean-Noël Boissé
Sound Designer: Jean-Noël Boissé
Voice: Mathieu Volpe
Editing: Pauline Piris-Nury
Production: Luna Blue Film

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