20 DEC | Yesterday, today and tomorrow
- When: Palazzo Fruscione / Sala Robert Altman
- Where: 20 December, h 11:30 pm
Boris Sollazzo and Pedro Armocida, respectively artistic director and expert juror of the LineaDoc competition section of our festival, talk about these topics as journalists / film critics and authors of the book, published by Marsilio in 2019, which gives the title to the meeting.
Pedro Armocida (Madrid 1971) graduated in Literature at the Sapienza University in Rome. He is a professional journalist and film critic for “Il Giornale”, “Film TV”, “Ciak” and “8e1 / 2”, is the director of the International New Cinema Show, the general secretary of the Italian Film Critics Union (SNCCI), lecturer of “Film criticism” at the Sapienza University of Rome and member of the executive committee of the Italian Film Festival Association (Afic). He edited, alone or together with others, several publications, including: “Romanzo popolare: Narration, audience and stories of Italian cinema in the 2000s”, Marsilio, Venice, 2016; “Contemporary Argentine cinema and the work of Leonardo Favio”, Marsilio, Venezia, 2006.
Boris Sollazzo is a film critic and journalist, sports commentator, political analyst. He writes, as a freelance, for the daily Il Dubbio, for the monthly magazines Ciak, Rolling Stone and Riders, for the periodical Acqua&Sapone, and works for Radio 24, Radio Rock and Radio Sonica. He is co-director of the Ischia Film Festival, director of the Cerveteri Film Festival, responsible for planning of the ‘La Maddalena La Valigia dell’Attore’ festival, in the scientific committee of the Pesaro Film Festival and contributor for about a decade of the Locarno Film Festival. Six years long he has been part of the committee of the Venice Days selection at the Venice Film Festival and has collaborated in the past with Liberazione, Pubblico and many other newspapers and festivals. For almost 4 years he has been part of the Cinema Commission for the financing of cinematographic works and their recognition of cultural interest by MiBact and is still a consultant.