The-REFUGEE-Memorial

Daniela Lucato

Daniela Lucato (Italy) – When I dance, 2016, 67:00
For a cultural project, four dancers from Israel, Spain and Italy explore and interpret with their bodies the stories of some refugees from Pakistan living in camps outside Berlin.

Daniela Lucato (1977, Italy)
started playing theatre in Padua parallel to her studies at the
university. After her degree in Philosophy with an anthropological thesis on contemporary dance,
she moved to Rome, Wellington and finally Berlin where she worked as an actress for films/
theatre. In 2013 she wrote and directed the theatre piece “Call Me Reality” that participated to
several theater festivals. The Birthday (2014), her first short film she wrote and directed in
mandarin/english language, has been officially selected from 22 international festivals (among
these Micgenero, Frameline, ShanghaiPride where the film was also nominated for the best
cinematography). Connecting Fingers (2015) is her last dance-theatre production. When I dance
(2016) is her first feature documentary.