In the Aftermath: Saviano's Writings
- Roberto Saviano, moderated by Dorothee Wenner
Roberto Saviano (Naples, 1979) is the author of the international bestseller “Gomorrah.” Creator, author and screenwriter of the eponymous film (Grand Jury Prize at Cannes in 2008) and of “Gomorra - The Series,” distributed in over 150 countries. “La paranza dei bambini” was published in 2016. The eponymous film, directed by Claudio Giovannesi, is screening in the 2019 Berlinale Competition. Since 2006, Saviano has been living under 24-hour police protection due to death threats received by the crime organisations he has reported on.
Dorothee Wenner is a filmmaker, film programmer and writer. She serves as the Berlinale delegate for cinemas from Sub-Saharan Africa. She is also a founding jury member of the Africa Movie Academy Awards.