Riccardo Russo (Italy)

With a Geography degree and a PhD in Human Geography, during his thesis researches in South Africa he shot his first social documentary “L’altra faccia di Egoli” (The other face of Egoli) that won the Public prize at the Roma Doc Festival ‘03. In ‘04 with other colleagues he founded the Esplorare La Metropoli research and film making association in Rome. In ‘05 he collaborated with the Multimedia DerHumALC Institute of Buenos Aires getting involved in the straggle for rural population land rights against the illegal expanding GM soy based monocultivation. Here it born The soy road documentary project. Then he collaborated as a film maker and communication for development expert with Universities and Ngos in Europe and PVS.