Marcella Di Folco
Marcella Di Folco
|Died||September 7, 2010(aged 67)|
Marcella Di Folco (7 March 1943 - 7 September 2010) was an LGBT+ activist, an actor and a politician. In her film appearances she is credited as Marcello Di Falco.
Di Folco had gender corrective surgery in 1987. In 1988 she became President of the Transsexual Identity Movement (MIT - Movimento Identità Transessuale) and in 1997 vice-president of the Osservatorio Nazionale sull'Identità di Genere (National Observatory on Gender Identity, ONIG).
She was elected municipal councilor of Bologna in 1995, with the Green party. She was the first open transwoman to hold a political public office in the world. In 2014, at the 32nd Torino Film Festival, the film Una nobile rivoluzione (A Noble Revolution) by Simone Cangelosi, which tells her story had its premiere.
- Fellini Satyricon, directed by Federico Fellini (1969)
- In the Name of the Italian People, directed by Dino Risi (1971)
- Sotto a chi tocca!, directed by Gianfranco Parolini (1972)
- I racconti di Canterbury N. 2, directed by Lucio Dandolo (1972)
- Roma, directed by Federico Fellini (1972)
- Anche se volessi lavorare, che faccio?, directed by Flavio Mogherini (1972)
- Decameron nº 2 - Le altre novelle del Boccaccio, directed by Mino Guerrini (1972)
- L'età di Cosimo de' Medici, directed by Roberto Rossellini (1973) (film TV)
- Amarcord, directed by Federico Fellini (1973)
- Shoot First, Die Later, directed by Fernando Di Leo (1974)
- Finché c'è guerra c'è speranza, directed by Alberto Sordi (1974)
- Cartesius, directed by Roberto Rossellini (1974) (film TV)
- Quant'è bella la Bernarda, tutta nera, tutta calda, directed by Lucio Dandolo (1975)
- Di che segno sei?, directed by Sergio Corbucci (1975)
- Mondo candido, directed by Gualtiero Jacopetti e Franco Prosperi (1975)
- Vinella e Don Pezzotta, directed by Mino Guerrini (1976)
- Todo modo, directed by Elio Petri (1976)
- Tutti possono arricchire tranne i poveri, directed by Mauro Severino (1976)
- Un borghese piccolo piccolo, directed by Mario Monicelli (1977)
- Squadra antigangsters, directed by Bruno Corbucci (1979)
- Joséphine ou la comédie des ambitions, directed by Robert Mazoyer (1979) (miniserie TV)
- La città delle donne, directed by Federico Fellini (1980)
- I carabbinieri, directed by Francesco Massaro (1981)
- "movimento identità transessuale". Archived from the original on
- "Se n'è andata Marcella Di Folco anima delle lotte delle transessuali - Bologna - Repubblica.it". Bologna - La Repubblica.
- "È morta Marcella Di Folco Il principe di «Amarcord», icona dei trans - Corriere di Bologna". corrieredibologna.corriere.it.
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