Roberto Guerra

Roberto Guerra’s previous films include portraits of artists and profiles of international personalities in the worlds of design and fashion. The films have always been characterized by a sense of involvement and intimacy with the subjects and by a depth of cultural sub-text. Some of the titles include: Frida Kahlo, Oskar Kokoschka, Hans Haacke, Seventy Five Years of Cinema (as seen through the eyes of Henri Langlois), Chanel, Chanel,The Story of Fashion (a three-hour series on twentieth century fashion), The Beauty Queens (a three-hour series profiling Helena Rubinstein, Elizabeth Arden and Estee Lauder), and By Design, a six-part series profiling Karl Lagerfeld, Elliott Erwitt, Lella and Massimo Vignelli,Milton Glaser, Benjamin and Jane Thompson, and Richard Sapper. The films are international in scope and of timeless significance.  Over thirty films have been broadcast by major networks in over thirty-five countries, including ABC Australia, TV Ontario Canada, Antenne 2 France, ZDF Germany, RAI TV 2 Italy, Channel Four UK, PBS, A&E, BRAVO, The Learning Channel, USA. The films have also been featured in international film festivals in New York, Edinburgh, London, Cannes, Montreal, and Los Angeles, as well as at major museums and other venues, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the United Nations, Harvard University, and in the film museums of Paris, Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Rome, and Tokyo. The films have also successfully penetrated the home video market, and have been critically acclaimed in both the Arts and TV pages of major international magazines and newspapers.