Ana Shametaj

Ana Shametaj

Ana is a theatre director and filmmaker based in Milan. After her graduation in direction at the Paolo Grassi Academy of Milan, she co-funded the art collective Kokoschka Revival, directing many shows performed in international theaters. Meanwhile she keeps studying and collaborating with the masters of the italian theater avant-garde such as Teatro Valdoca, Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio and Studio Azzurro. Among the others, she collaborated with F. Berardi Bifo (writer), Mariangela Gualtieri (poet), Jacopo Quadri (editor, director), Adrian Paci (visual artist) and she’s one of the selected filmmaker by Bèla Tarr for the Under the God Project. “Gli Indocili” (2019) is her first full-length documentary, award winner and currently touring in international festivals such as Locarno Festival, ArtFifa Montreal and others. Her theatre works has been staged at Piccolo Teatro, Teatro Franco Parenti, and screened at Macro Museum. Since 2018 she’s vice-president of the non-profit organization The Azzurra, promoting the italian culture in southern California.