It is often said that the northern Mafia is a discreet mafia, in a suit and tie, that does not shoot, do not kill, does not require the lace and not practice violence as in southern regions. A harmless mafia, which invests money and recycle. “Romagna Nostra” is a journey into the lesser-known and obscure face of the Riviera, where the criminal organizations have found their place and exported their criminal affairs, often in a deafening silence.
Francesco Ceccoli was born in San Marino and graduated in Story and Theory of Cinema at the DAMS University, in Bologna. Romagna Nostra is his second full lenght documentary. At the moment he is teaching videocrafting techniques in high schools of Verucchio, Santarcangelo, San Marino and Bellaria.