Stefano Liberti (1974, Rome) is an Italian journalist and writer. He published some of his reports on several Italian (Geo, L'Espresso, Twenty-four) and foreign (Semanal El País, Le Monde diplomatique) magazines. In 2004 he published with Tiziana Barrucci, “Lo Stivale meticcio - L’immigrazione in Italia oggi”. Back in 2007 he was the first to meet the three technical Eni hostages of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) in Nigeria. In 2009 he won the Indro Montanelli Award for writing the book "A Sud di Lampedusa”, in which he told his five-year travel on the routes of migrants from Africa to Europe. In 2011 he published the book "Land grabbing". It immediately became a case and has been translated into German, French, English and Spanish. He also followed the various stages of the war in Libya and, with a crew from CNN and two colleagues, Gabriele Del Grande and Alfredo Bini, he was the first journalist to enter the city of Misrata under siege. In 2012 he realized with Andrea Segre the documentary "Mare chiuso". Stefano is also author of “Black Tomato” and of a news report on human rights defenders in Afghanistan published on Internazionale. Co-author, together with Mario Poeta, of the documentary “Herat Dream Team” on the Herat female football team, whose preview will be shown at the Festival.