27th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
Francesco Montagner (1989, Italy) studied Directing Documentary at FAMU, Prague. He made his debut with Animata resistenza (2014) for which he won the Venezia Classici Award for Best Documentary on Cinema at the 71st Venice Film Festival. Brotherhood (2021) is his second award-winning feature documentary which premiered at 74. Locarno Film Festival and won the Pardo d'Oro Cineasti del Presente, the Best Czech documentary award and Best Cinematography at the 25. Ji.hlava IDFF. Brotherhood received several recognitions in over 40 festivals worldwide.