Nimble fingers belong to the Vietnamese women who work in factories owned by some of the most popular electronic brands. Bay is one of the thousands of young migrant workers. She comes from a remote Muong village on the highlands of Northern Vietnam.Now she lives, with the other workers, in a Hanoi suburb, a district developed around one of the biggest industrial production sites in the world. These workers’ life strictly follows the rules of the great Industrial Park of Than Long. Every single woman is apparently following a stereotype of tireless work and obedience to keep up with the pace of industrial production.
Parsifal Reparato was born in Naples in 1985, he is anthropologist and journalist. He studied also as Director Of Photography. In 2011, he realize his first short documentary movie, Mas allá de la Santería (special mention on Procida Film Festival 2013), concerning a medical anthropology research project, about HIV prevention and therapeutic pathways in Cuban Santería. In 2012 he co-realize the documentary Villa villa Vigna on biodiversity, it’s about the choice of a group of young people to build an alternative lifestyle than that imposed by the urban rhythms. In 2015 co-direct the documentary Rezeki, telling about gold and stone mining in Sumatra, the project has been funded by European Project SEATIDE and University of Milano Bicocca. In 2018 directs the Italian Unit for the Argentine Documentary El camino de Santiago, directed by Tristán Bauer, about disappearance and death of Santiago Maldonado. For years Parsifal works on the socialist and ex-socialist countries which now are facing the challenge of the global economy. A common thread connects his works, his conceptual choices and choices of life that now are coming to the Nimble fingers project, a movie about Vietnamese women workers. Parsifal is also a freelance journalist and collaborate with different media outlets.
– Golden Tree International Documentary Film Festival 2018 – Best Mid-Length Documentary
– Terra Di Tutti Film Festival 2018 – Premio Storie Di Giovanni Invisibili
– Sole Luna Film Festival 2018 – Audience Award
– Roma Cinema Doc 2017 – Vincitore Best Italian Documentary
– On the Road Film Festival 2018 – Audience Award
– Eurasia International Monthly Film Festival 2018 – Best Director
– Mostra Internacional de Cinema Etnografico MICE 2019 – Best Film
– The Swedish Human Rights Film Festival 2018
– FIFEQ Festival International Du Film Ethnographique du Quebec 2018
– Intimate Lens Ethnographic Film Festival 2019
– Visione Italiane 2019
– Taiwan International Ethnographic Film Festival 2019