Benedizione degli Bestie (Benediction of the Beasts) depicts an annual gathering in Rome’s most derelict neighborhood where man, beast, and priest meet to perform an ancient rite. And the animals came from far and wide...
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Paul Zinder's last short documentary, UNO DEGLI ULTIMI (ONE OF THE LAST) screened at 30 international film festivals in 2008-09 and won five awards. His other films include the widely screened PRINCE ALBERT HURTS (2001), MOM MOM LOVES HERBERT (1997), and LISTEN (1996).