Barbara Barni is a screenwriter and a director. Her first feature film (1992) “Il piacere delle carni” -received the Democratic Cinema Award as ‘Best Screenplay’. Her second film “Il compagno americano” (2002) was finalist for the Premio Solinas. A comedy set in Cinecittà of 1940s, with Hug O'Connor (Chocolat), Nancy Brilli, photography by Ennio Guarnieri, set design by Marco Dentici. Both films have been recognized as an Italian cultural identity and were have been made with the assistance of MIBAC. She has worked extensively in Rai as author and has collaborated with Enzo Biagi in “Storia d’Italia a fumetti”. As a director, she has realized several institutional videos for the Department of Youth, Region Lazio, Azione Province Giovani. As a teacher, she has held screenwriting courses and a workshop of naturalistic film documentary at Sabina Universitas of Rieti. Her screenplay “The Arrows of Time” (current title Replay) has entered in the triad of the finalists of the competition ‘Cinema for Friendship’ organized by the Muscovite production company MosFilm.