Enrico Masi (Bologna, 1983) is a musician, researcher and film director.
After a BA in modern literature and phenomenology, he focused on cinema in 2006, starting a long-term research called Shooting Postmoderno. Afterwards he completed the MA degree at DAMS Cinema – Alma Mater Studiorum in Bologna.
He founded Caucaso in 2004 and shared, directed and scored with it several films, happenings, concerts across Italy and Europe.
Since 2008 he collaborates with the Department of Education of the University of Bologna, using visual anthropology skills for the development of a critical film theory.
He has been involved in several research projects with universities an institutions such as Paris Nanterre, UCL London, SOAS London, University of Kent Canterbury, Politecnico di Milano, Politecnico di Torino always setting his interest for thematic and compulsory space, in the current global events.
His first work is about the post-modernist features of La Defense in Paris: La situation est claire (2007). His second documentary, Khalid (2009), is the story of a Moroccan unskilled migrant working in a wine cooperative during Ramadan.
After the Yorkville Trilogy experience in New York (2009) and the writing of the dissertation Immagine Temporanea (2009), he moved to London where he directed and produced The Golden Temple (2012), his debut feature documentary.
The documentary Sinai (2014), the tale of a man living at the periphery of the empire on the Croatian archipelago, premiered at 32nd Torino Film Festival. The final thesis of his PhD project, Mega Events Impact, has been completed in May 2016.
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