Simonetta d'Italia Wiener is a professor of Italian language, literature and film at St. Francis College in New York City and co-director of the Study Abroad Program at the School of Visual Arts. She has curated a number of film events at the School of Visual Arts and for the Crossroads Cultural Center, and she was the U.S. Organizer of the Meeting Rimini Film Festival for eight years. She has been a production consultant for short films and she recently founded a film production company, Camino Productions NYC, LLC.
In 2015-2016 she co-directed and co-produced the award-winning documentary “The Awakened Heart.”