Nausicaa, Burner Of Ships

Work type





 - F

Italy, 25m, Digital


When fourteen-year-old Nausicaa’s bourgeois parents welcome a young migrant into their home in the Italian countryside, she develops an infatuation for the new guest.


Writer/Director: Leonardo Campaner
Writer/Producer: Chantel Clark, Gregory J Rossi
Director of Photography: Ilyà Sapeha
Editor: Leonardo Campaner
Composer: Alex Symcox
Cast: Sveva Romana Candelletta, Destiny Afuye, Stefano Fregni, Anna Bellato, Roberta Bizzini

Contact: Chantel Clark,



About the Writer/Director

Leonardo Campaner

Born in Venice, Italy, Leonardo Campaner graduated with a BFA in Film Production from Chapman University and a MFA in Creative Writing from Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, before enrolling in the Film Program at Columbia University. He has worked at the 65th Venice International Film Festival, and interned at Jigsaw Productions and Likely Story in New York.

About the Writer/Producer

Chantel Clark

Chantel Clark is a South African director/screenwriter based in New York. An MFA graduate of the Film Program at Columbia, her thesis Our Albertinia was awarded a 2018 National Board of Review Student Grant, and the first Columbia University/Big Sky Edit Visionary Award. Her feature directorial debut, Wit Gesigte (Pale Faces) was selected for the Sundance Institute’s 2019 Screenwriters Lab.



Saturday, May 18, 5 pm
Walter Reade Theater



Program F Encore: Monday, May 20, 12 pm, Lenfest Center for the Arts; Free and open to the public