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Patricia Fogliato

Patricia Fogliato and her husband, David Mortin have collaborated on several award-winning documentaries. Their most recent production is The Lanza Sessions, an hour-long documentary about the recording of the musical soundtrack for an upcoming feature film on the life of the 20th Century's most famous tenor, Mario Lanza.

Time on Earth follows three seniors as they travel the highways of North America in their motor-homes. The film has received several honours at film festivals throughout North America, including Best Documentary Feature, 1998 Chicago Silver Images Festival.

Enigmatico interweaves the poetry, opera, painting, sculpture and photography of several Italian-Canadian artists. This film has garnered numerous awards at festivals, including Best Arts Documentary, 1996 Hot Docs Awards; Silver Hugo, Humanities, 1995 Chicago International Film Festival.

Patricia has also co-directed two previous episodes of A Scattering of Seeds: Sons and Daughters: The Italians of Schreiber and The Stowaway.