Writer and Director. After graduating from the Enrico Maria Salerno Academy of Dramatic Arts, she started her career in acting, directing and promoting cultural and theatrical productions, focused primarily on social issues, at international level.

In 2003 Valentina started her social work in the prison of Rebibbia, Rome, and the efficacy and enthusiasm she provided granted an ongoing collaboration. 

As theatrical director Valentina has worked on projects with inmates with long term convictions - G8 Section of the prison. 

Amongst the plays she has directed are "Exodus", "Fitzcarraldo", "La Festa", "Viaggio all'isola di Sakhalin" and many others.

Between 2011 and 2012 Valentina coordinated the theatrical part for “Cesare deve morire” a film directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, winner in 2012 of the Golden Bear at the Berlinale and of five David di Donatello. 

In 2013 Valentina set up Fort Apache Cinema Teatro with the ex-inmates of Rebibbia.
In 2015 Valentina realized her debut feature film, “Ombre della sera”.

Currently teaches "Social Theatre" within the Master of the Sapienza University of Rome - Department of Arts and Culture.

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