“Only in the darkness of the room in contact with other spectators, in fact, it is possible to feel the cinema”
Peppe D’Antonio, Twenty Years of the Future. History of Linea d’Ombra Festival Culture Youth, Salerno, Anima di Gomma, 2015.
Young Jury composed of 30 students from the State High School “Francesco De Sanctis”, Classic and Scientific of Salerno.
Jury of 3 experts:
- Pedro Armocida
- Andrea D’Ambrosio
- Hassan Fazili
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.
Andrea D’Ambrosio was born in Roccadaspide, in the province of Salerno in 1975. He graduated in cinematography and has been the student, among others, of Giuseppe De Santis, Carlo Lizzani and Ettore Scola. He is author of short films, documentaries and feature films that have participated in many international festivals, obtaining important awards, including the Bronze Zenith at the Montreal Festival. He made the short ‘I Frutti del Lavoro’ that has been presented at Giffoni film Festival, the documentary ‘Campania Burning’, a work that speaks about immigration and illegal hiring in the area around the river Sele in Campania. ‘Di Mestiere Faccio il Paesologo’ is the documentary that D’Ambrosio dedicates to the poet Franco Arminio, a work that has been awarded and presented at many national and international festivals. The documentary film ‘Biùtiful Cauntri’, produced in collaboration with Esmeralda Calabria and Peppe Ruggiero, received a special mention at the Turin Film Festival and won a Nastro d’Argento for best documentary of 2008. Two feature films made by the author of Campania, ‘Pesci Combattenti’ which won the Cipputi Award at the Torino Film Festival in 2003, and ‘Due Euro l’Ora’, released in 2016, and produced by Achab Film and Rai Cinema. He is currently working on a documentary film entitled ‘Acqua che Lavora la Pietra’ set in three countries: Bolivia, Peru and Morocco. Three stories around the world.
Hassan Fazili has implemented theater plays, documentaries, short films, and several popular television serials in Afghanistan. In 2011, he was selected by the British Council to attend Sheffield/DocFest for documentary filmmaking networking and training. His films MR. FAZILI’S WIFE and LIFE AGAIN! both push the envelope on issues of women’s, children’s and disability rights in Afghanistan, and have screened and won awards at numerous international festivals. He also worked as a Location Manager for Feo Aladag’s IN BETWEEN WORLDS, which premiered at Berlinale 2014, and as a Camera Operator for the IDFA selection VOICE OF A NATION: MY JOURNEY THROUGH AFGHANISTAN. His documentary PEACE IN AFGHANISTAN, made for national television, profiled Taliban commander Mullah Tur Jan, who laid down arms in favor of a peaceful civilian life.