Today I was browsing bookstores online to make a “list of top wanted” for my oncoming trip to New York; besides being head over heels for all that bounty, I made the most incredible encounter: I’m sure you remember the most watched YouTube video last year, the odd story of Christian The Lion, who was bought… Continue reading

Noah’s ark

Quando racconto agli amici tutto quello che abbiamo visto alla Cineteca di Bologna, sembra che siamo stati via un mese. Siccome è impossibile riassumere tutto in poche righe, andrò per titoli: una minicittà nella città; gli edifici ristrutturati di una ex manifattura tabacchi e di un ex macello ridisegnato da Aldo Rossi; in mezzo i… Continue reading

to leave

Hello everyone, just back from a mission, a wonderful place in Bologna where 80 people work at the most incredible film archive you can imagine, I’ll tell you more about it on Monday. Train trip was foggy and wet, it rained all day, but train travel frees my muscles and my mind, and it was… Continue reading


Does it ever happen to you to say “I’m very good at this”, or, “I really love doing this” – like speaking urdu, wall jumping with a skateboard, or cross-stitching – just to realize suddenly that you’re not sure at all you can still do it? That something that once even used to define your personality… Continue reading