Francesca Mannocchi is a journalist and director. She contributes to Italian TV and italian and international magazines.
In recent years, she has covered wars and the migration crisis in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Gaza, Egypt, Afghanistan and Libya.
She co-directed the documentary “If I Close My Eyes,” on the lost generation of Syrian refugees in Lebanon, with war photographer Alessio Romenzi.
In 2016, she won the Premiolino, the most important journalistic award in Italy, for her reports in Libyan detention centers.
Her last documentary 'Isis, tomorrow' has been screened at 75° Venice Film Festival.
Her first books, on Libyan smuggler and on Mosul war, will be published in January and Spring 2019.