Maurizio Cinquegrani

Originally from Venice, Maurizio Cinquegrani is a Senior Lecturer in Film at the University of Kent and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. After the dark and beautiful winter months spent at the Swedish Film Institute all those years ago, and mentioned in this article, Maurizio has written widely about film, memory, history and place and his work includes the monographs ‘Of Empire and the City: Remapping Early British Cinema’ (2014) and ‘Journey to Poland: Documentary Landscapes of the Holocaust’ (2018).

Anima Loci Maurizio Cinquegrani

Agnafit – the historical location where Stockholm was founded – is here only a faint echo, and yet its essence quietly permeates this visit to the Swedish capital. Film locations that have become ingrained within a fictitious city coexist here with the mundane reality of the background. Images and roads… Read more »