Angela CAPONNETTO

Angela Caponnetto was born in Palermo. Now she lives in Rome where she works as a correspondent for the RAI all news channel Rainews24.
She reported the main national news cases including the investigations on Mose and Monte dei Paschi di Siena, the sinking of the Concordia, the mafia infiltrations in various sectors of the economy.
For years she has been reporting the phenomenon of migratory flows, in particular with various search and rescue and reports on military ships and NGOs in the Central Mediterranean Sea, Lampedusa, Niger, Senegal, Gambia. During the conflict in Ukraine she was sent to Moldova where thousands of refugees fleeing the neighboring country transit.
Among the various reports, she followed the movements of children and unaccompanied minors migrants and the improper use of immigration funds in a refugees camp in Calabria. In June 2020 her first book was published: “Through your eyes: news from migrations” for Piemme, Mondadori. Among the several awards she received: Rosario Livatino UniCalabria Award 2015; “Blue Eyes” International Journalism Award in Lampedusa in 2016; CIR’s Ambassadors of Humanity Award in 2018,  Article21 Association Free to Inform Journalism Award in 2021.

ANNA FAVELLA

Actress and sustainability advocate, Anna Favella, 38, after a career in theater and TV series, joined the cast of the internationally successful Netflix biographical television series “Luis Miguel – The Series” in 2018. In 2022 she plays Ester, the lead character alongside the comedy duo Ficarra and Picone in the Italian comedy “Framed! A Sicilian Murder Mistery”, available worldwide on Netflix and renewed for a second season, given its great success. 

In the same year, in prime time on Canale 5, we see her in the TV series “Justice for All” in the dual starring role of inspector Daniela Donati and her twin sister Beatrice, alongside Raoul Bova and Rocío Muñoz Morales.

A staunch environmentalist, she has long been an active supporter of sustainability-related causes, she is also ambassador for Amnesty International, a well-known international nongovernmental organization committed to defending human rights.

ANNA FAVELLA

Born in 1985, Sahraa Karimi comes from the second generation of Afghan refugees in Iran. At the age of fifteen, she played as an actress in two Iranian films which brought her to study cinema in Slovakia and graduated with a PHD of directing.

During these years, she has made more than 30 short fictions and documentaries, some of which won numerous awards in international film festivals.

After 10 years of making many shorts and documentaries, she returned to Kabul. She made two documentaries there which were successful internationally and were broadcast through ARTE France and BBC. “Hava, Maryam, Ayesha” is her first feature film which was shot entirely in Kabul with Afghan actors.

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