Hailing from Italy, director Tommaso Santambrogio has collaborated with famous directors Werner Herzog and Lav Diaz so far in his career. His first short films Escena Final and Los Océanos Son Los Verdaderos Continentes were shown in Venice International Film Festival in 2019, where his lates short film L’Ultimo Spegne la Luce (2021) also took part in the Official Competition.
Part of the DocPoint programme, Santambrogio’s debut feature-length documentary Taxibol had its world premiere in Visions du Réel. In the memorable and visual study on humanity, Filipino director Lav Diaz travels to Cuba in search of a general of the Marcos era.
Tommaso Santambrogio visits the screening of his film Taxibol on Thu, Feb 1.