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Sara Manisera

Sara has worked extensively in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, North Africa and Italy. Her research focuses on environmental conflicts, gender issues and food supply chains. Her feature stories and investigations have been published by Al Jazeera, Libèration, El Pais, The Guardian, Irpi Media, Internazionale. In 2023, she became a fellow of the Bertha Foundation with a long-term project exploring grain’s global supply chains. 

She’s the author of 'Storie di schiavitù e lotta nella campagna italiana” (Tales of slavery and struggle in the Italian countryside, Aut Aut, 2019), and the co-director of two documentaries, ‘La Terra mi tiene’ (The Earth holds me, Fada Collective, 2022) and ‘Iraq: Youth on the frontline’ (Arte, 2019). 

She has been awarded the Golden Dove for Peace (2018), the True Story Award (2019) for an investigation on Syria’s desaparecidos, and the UNCA Prince Albert II Award (2021) for her work on Iraqìs water crisis.

Arianna Pagani

For over a decade, Arianna has been documenting civil society, humanitarian crises and armed conflicts. She has worked in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Tunisia, Turkey, the Western Balkans and Italy.

She filmed the documentary “Iraq: Youth on the Front Line” (Arte, 2019) which chronicles the 2019 mobilization of Iraqi youth. She also co-directed two web documentaries: “Iraq: Women Out of Darkness” and “Iraq Without Water” and documentaries, “La Terra mi tiene” (“The Earth holds me”, Fada Collective, 2022).

She is fascinated by the possibilities offered by multimedia tools and she is always looking for innovative paths in journalism and storytelling. She has worked as a mentor and as a trainer, developing innovative educational projects for students and marginalized communities, with NGOs and universities.

FADA Collective

FADA è un collettivo di reporter indipendenti, fotografe/i, videografi/e nato nel 2020, specializzato in giornalismo internazionale ed esteri. Nei nostri reportage, ci occupiamo di diritti, ambiente, migrazione, società civile e minoranze. Ci concentriamo sulle storie delle persone perché crediamo che le storie abbiano un impatto significativo e possano ispirare il cambiamento.