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Lei è mio marito (She is My Husband)

Annamaria Gallone, Gloria Aura Bortolini
ITALY 2013, 50′
Cinematography: Gianni Bonardi, Davide Artusi
Sound: Fernando Begio Lay
Editing: Giuliano Ricci
Music: Remo Anzovino
Production: Kenzi Productions Origine: Italia


Alessandro Gracis, an established 52-year-old lawyer, appears in court wearing women’s clothes and a long blond wig. He has eventually found the courage to make his lifetime wish come true: being a woman. His life companion Roberta, lovingly standing by his side besides her many inner doubts. The documentary narrates the time preceding the coming out and the following 3 years of Alessandro’s new life, up to the day of their wedding on the 21st of December 2012.

ritratti annamaria 033ANNAMARIA GALLONE
Annamaria Gallone is a tv/cinema producer, director, author, writer, journalist.She lived many years abroad, between Africa, Cina and Iran, where she studied the local cinematography and movie industry. She attended a filmmaker course at the Beijing Film Institute. In 1989 she co-founded the “ Milan Festival of African Cinema”, of which she is artistic manager. With RAI she collaborated at radio productions on African culture. Since 1997 she has produced documentaries and fictions for RAI, LA7 and other channels.
In 1997 she founded Kenzi Productions, and since 2004 she has been directing and producing documentaries.

Gloria Aura Bortolini is a filmmaker, photographer and reporter. She received a bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Bologna, Italy and a Masters in Communication from Pompeu Fabra, University of Barcelona. She attended workshops at the Zelig Film School and at the Robert Johns, Shadwell Centre London.