Daniela Lucato

Daniela Lucato (1977, Italy)
started playing theatre in Padua parallel to her studies at the university. After her degree in Philosophy with an anthropological thesis on contemporary dance, she moved to Rome, Wellington and finally Berlin where she worked as an actress for films/ theatre. In 2013 she wrote and directed the theatre piece “Call Me Reality” that participated to several theater festivals. The Birthday (2014), her first short film she wrote and directed in mandarin/english language, has been officially selected from 22 international festivals (among these Micgenero, Frameline, ShanghaiPride where the film was also nominated for the best cinematography). Connecting Fingers (2015) is her last dance-theatre production. When I dance (2016) is her first feature documentary.

Participant in
The Refugee Memorial (Refugee Film Collection)
The Wake Up! Memorial – Corona! Shut Down?
My name is Sami, 2020, 4:00
During the COVID-19 pandemic Sami apparently calls a friend to tell her a tragic episode.