Original Title : PROCESSI

Engish Title: PROCESSES

Year: 2016

Duration : 22 minutes

Screening Format : DCP

Produced by : Adriana Ferrarese & Elvio Manuzzi (ENECE FILM, Italy)

Directed by : Adriana Ferrarese

Edited by :Chiara Tognoli

Dop: Joseph Haley



DISTRIBUTED BY RAI (Royal Anthropological Institute UK) . Film available here:


Like every year, Corigliano Calabro, a small village in the south of Italy, celebrates Easter: from to the passionate debates for carrying a statue, to the investiture of a man to embody Jesus during the  procession,  « Processi » documents the faith of a village and its ancestral customs . 


Comme chaque année la petite ville de Corigliano Calabro dans le sud de L’Italie célèbre Pâques: de l’investiture d’un homme pour incarner le Christ lors d’une procession nocturne, aux débats enflammés pour désigner les porteurs d’une statue , "Processi" documente la foi d'un village et ses modes de célébrations. 








Adriana was born in Bergamo- Italy,  in 1980. She studied Cinéma in Paris

(Esec-Fémis)  and worked as an production assistant and coordinator in fictions and documentaries before creating  Ceresa Films in 2013.

« Processi » is her first film as a director and it's the first episode of a trilogy about religious  






Premiere: October 8th 2016- Festival  "Visioni dal Mondo"- Unicredit Pavilion-Milan. 


River Film Festival - Official selection


20th International Religion film Festival- Official selection


PerSo Film Festival- Official Selection


FIFEQ International Ethnographic Film Festival of Quebec- Montréal


MEDITERAN FILM FESTIVAL  - Official selection