© 2004 - 2017 Salento Cinema Film Society Associazione Culturale    P.IVA 04466570753


Viale Stazione, 26 73039 Tricase Lecce Italia t: +39 0833.771821 m: +39 328 708 7503 | 327 38 44 320 e: salento.cinema@thinkitalian.org

 Who We Are

Gigi Campanile | Executive Director

Born    in    Tricase,    Luigi    starts    at    a    very    early    age    his    career    as    a photographer,   moves   to   Rome   and   works   for   the   most   important agencies   in   the   field   till   the   end   of   the   90s.   He   then   transfers   to   the USA: first to New York and then LA where he lives, and there he builds a   name   and   career   working   for   top   international   magazines   around the   world.   In   1997   he   founds   the   magazine   “La   Dolce   Vita”,   a   monthly bilingual   issue   promoting   Italian   culture   in   La.   From   1998   he   is   the founder   and   executive   director   of   the   first   Italian   Film   Festival   in   Los Angeles   “LAIFA-   Los   Angeles   Italian   Film   Awards”.   In   2004   starts   and directs   the   Salento   International   Film   Festival,   based   in   Salento,   and works    as    a    producer    and    film    distributor    as    well    as    organizer    of international movie events around the world.

Patrizia Scarascia

Production Manager

Virginia Carrozzo

Special Event Coordinator

Martina Festa


Eleonora Tedone


Luis Belltower

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September 1-9, 2017 / Tricase / Salento / Italy