Simone Rapisarda Casanova

Montreal, Canada

Simone Rapisarda Casanova was born in rural Sicily and worked as a computer scientist before becoming a filmmaker. He holds a Master’s of Fine Arts in film production from York University in Toronto.

The Strawberry Tree (El árbol de las fresas)

(Simone Rapisarda Casanova, 2011)

Testing the boundaries between anthropology, documentary and reverie, EL ÁRBOL DE LAS FRESAS is a mesmerizing cinematic poem that portrays with rigorous restraint the final sigh of one of Cuba’s...