Mauro is a 78-year-old Italian farmer who picks olives, grapes, cherries. He wonders why anybody would want to do anything else.

Paul Zinder is an award-winning film & video-maker whose work has screened internationally. He is also a published writer in media studies and has taught media production, film and media studies, and screenwriting at universities in the United States and Italy for over fifteen years. He is currently Associate Professor of Film and Digital Media and Chair of the Department of Communication and English at The American University of Rome.

Uno degli Ultimi (One of the Last) screened at over 35 international film festivals from 2008 – 2011, won six awards, and was selected to appear in the YouTube Screening Room, an invitation-only YouTube channel dedicated to screening “top films from around the world. Please visit Paul’s website for more information.