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Servina, Venji Liam A.

Posted on Sep 25, 2016 in Filmmakers Database, S | 0 comments


Venji Liam Alessandro Servina


Venji Liam Alessandro Servina is a non professional child actor, who made his debut in the 2-episode miniseries Lampedusa, aired in September 2016 on RAI 1. He played Dhaki, an unaccompanied Egyptian boy rescued at sea by the Coast Guard Marshal Rocca (Claudio Amendola), while his mother Fatima (Nina Gary) and little sister Sana (Sylvia Savy) are still in Libya, waiting to pass illegally the Strait of Sicily. As affirmed by the director Marco Pontecorvo, Servina was found in a school on the outskirts of Rome, during a casting phase in which about 300 children were tried out. Lampedusa featured also, among others, Ahmed Hafiene (Nemer), Farid Elouardi (Adid), Martina Sammarco (Nadira), Simon Makonnen (Badu) and Marouane Zotti (Maghrebi).

Italian Filmography:

Lampedusa – Dallorizzonte in poi (Marco Pontecorvo, 2016, tvms, act)

Frame taken from:

Lampedusa – Dallorizzonte in poi. Dir. Marco Pontecorvo. Rai Fiction, Fabula Pictures, 2016.

Contributors: Leonardo De Franceschi

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