Editing: Lizi Gelber

American-born Lizi Gelber grew up in Italy. At the time of one the most prolific periods in Cinecittà’s history she took part in the making of Sergio Leone’s Once upon a time in America. Gelber went on to work in Los Angeles film industry before moving to Paris where she discovered a passion for documentary filmmaking. In Paris, Gelber collaborated with Jonathan Demme, working as editor and associate producer of the documentary The Agronomist, and in Rome with Gianfranco Rosi as associate producer for Sacro Gra (2013). Her collaboration with Dagmawi Yimer and the Archive of Migrant Memories started with Benvenuti in Italia three years ago.

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