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Lorenzo Ciacciavicca

Filmmaker/Director, Roots & Routes International

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What is your new year's purpose to get the world in a better shape?

In this world at this moment of history there's a lot of troubles coming out in economics, ecology, politics and everything really. Everybody in his personal life can do something and even if it is little, it's still a lot. WHAT WILL YOU DO? What do you plan for this year? Maybe is it the time to get in action? Or just continuing what you are already doing?

Happy new year TEDsters!
Lorenzo

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    Jan 2 2013: This year to make a difference in the world I will start with changing myself. I want to view life with more positivity and try to bring happiness to others. I want to learn more and spread knowledge with what I have already learned.

    Happy new year!
  • Jan 1 2013: Happy New Year Lorenzo; in 2012 I was able to work on media advocacy while putting finishing touches to the earlier drafts of my script 'The Panel' , a story about a woman who faces danger as she tries to expose a multinational pharmaceutical company in a sitting of an anti-corruption panel.
    The war against corruption is something that a global audience can relate to; and my protagonist is a woman. In 2013 I hope to get funding to shoot this film.

    As filmmakers we've got the influence power (like alcohol and women), even if we are not in positional leadership.
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      Jan 1 2013: This si a great plan, I would like to have more informations on your project and see your works. I do the same, I'm an indipendent film director and writer. If you want I can help from distance anyway! ;)
      • Jan 1 2013: Thanks; I'll send you a direct message via your TED profile page as soon as possible.
  • Jan 1 2013: Happy New Year Lorenzo; in 2012 I was able to work on media advocacy while putting finishing touches to the earlier drafts of my script 'The Panel' , a story about a woman who faces danger as she tries to expose a multinational pharmaceutical company in a sitting of an anti-corruption panel.
    The war against corruption is something that a global audience can relate to; and my protagonist is a woman. In 2013 I hope to get funding to shoot this film.

    As filmmakers we've got the influence power (like alcohol and women), even if we are not in positional leadership.
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    Jan 1 2013: Lorenzo, I don't think there's so many troubles coming out. True, there are troubles, but mostly I see good, and people working on the troubles to improve them. So it's all good, really.

    Personally, I believe in small, specific actions. For instance, if I see graffiti go up in my neighborhood, I call the city government and ask them to come paint it out. I don't know if many people do this kind of thing, but if they don't, they should.
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    Jan 1 2013: Will you share your answer to your own question, Lorenzo?
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    Jan 1 2013: Mine:
    To see some people know what INVALID HAPPINESS is.
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    Jan 1 2013: As Fritzie asked me I'm turning the question on myself.

    I think I'm going to continue following what I was starting this year, trying to define a line of work in what I do, so Cinema. I'm working on some projects and I'm trying to find ways to use ideas for the common-wealth and social change. I'll try to write, to get informed, to communicate and to discuss things with everybody really. It is big I know, but I'm sure of starting from little things that can give great achievements as they did for myself in the past.
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      Jan 1 2013: I don't think your aspiration is too big at all, unless you really mean that you aim to "discuss things with everybody really."

      Art, including cinema., so often has a message that constitutes social commentary at some level. Your aims seem to fit well in that tradition.