Niccolò Bassetti is an Italian director. His original idea and two years of work with Gianfranco Rosi gave birth to Sacro GRA, an urban narrative documentary film that won the Golden Lion at the 70th Venice International Film Festival. He made the independent documentary Magnifiche Sorti, quadri da una esposizione universale, his first direction. A landscape expert and urban explorer, he has always been concerned with the identity and memory of places. Among other projects, he worked in the Ruhr Valley shortly after the reunification of the two Germanies and at the Italsider in Bagnoli (Naples) where, in the disused area between the chimneys and the sea, he created and curated the Neapolis Rock Festival. In 2022 he directed the documentary Nel mio nome.