Enrico Parenti is an Italian-American filmmaker who has lived in the UK, Brazil and the US. He studied filmmaking in Barcelona. Since 2004, he has made documentaries, short films, music videos, and worked regularly with Italian and foreign television broadcasters. His feature-length documentary, Standing Army, was aired by fifteen television broadcasters, including Al Jazeera, Rt-TV, Fox, Zdf and the History Channel. His documentary, Container 158, was funded by the Open Society Foundation and won three awards for best documentary.