Selection committee

Giona A. Nazzaro

General Delegate

Giona A. Nazzaro

Journalist and film critic, Nazzaro writes for Il ManifestoFilm TV and MicroMega. He published several books and essays ,and curated several retrospectives on Thomas Heise, Ross McElwee, Kevin J. Everson among others. He collaborated with Visions du Réel, Festival dei Popoli, Turin Film Festival and Rome International Film Festival.

Paola Casella

Paola Casella

Journalist and film critic, Casella writes for Mymovies.it and collaborates with Io Donna, La Lettura del Corriere, 8 1/2 and CineCritica. She published several books on cinemas, including Hollywood Italian and Cinema: femminile, plurale. She teaches the Narratives course at the International Master in Cultural Diplomacy of the Università Cattolica.

Simone Emiliani

Simone Emiliani

Journalist and film critic, Emiliani is founding member and editorial supervisor of the online film magazine Sentieri Selvaggi. He collaborates with Film Tv, Cineforum, Filmcritica e Filmparlato as well. Among his publications, the monographies on Walter Hill (with Mauro Gervasini) and Dustin Hoffman (with Carlo Altinier), and the volumes Fughe da Hollywood and Kevin Costner. I mondi imperfetti di un eroe per caso.

Beatrice Fiorentino

Beatrice Fiorentino

Journalist and film critic, Fiorentino writes for the daily Il Piccolo and other online publications. Since 2008 she collaborates with the University of Koper where she teaches cinematographic and audiovisual language. Since 2015 she curates the New Imprints section at the ShorTS – International Film Festival and is a member of the “Films of the Critics’” Commission of the National Union of Italian Film Critics’.

Roberto Manassero

Roberto Manassero

Journalist and film critic, Manassero is editor-in-chief of Cineforum.it. He collaborates at the Mereghetti – Dizionario di cinema and with the magazines Film Tv and Doppiozero.com. He published volumes and articles on Alfred Hitchcock, Paul Thomas Anderson, Gus Van Sant, Milos Forman, Liv Ullmann and Hollywood classical cinema.