Stefano Liberti is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. He is a contributor to many European magazines, such as Internazionale, Le monde diplomatique, El Pais, and Al Jazeera English. In 2008 he wrote the book "A sud di Lampedusa" ("South of Lampedusa"), which was awarded the Indro Montanelli prize for writing. In 2011 he wrote the book "Land grabbing: Journeys into the new colonialism," translated into English, French, German, Spanish, Korean and Chinese. His latest book on the global food system, "Lords of food," was released in October 2016.
As a filmmaker he has directed many movies, both for television and for the cinema, such as "The hell of child-wizards," (2010), "Closed sea" (2012, co-directed with Andrea Segre) on migration through the Mediterranean, and "Container 158" (2013, co-directed with Enrico Parenti) on the biggest Roma camp in Europe as well as many features for TV and radio.