Getting back to one’s roots


Actress Carmiña Martínez came to Como to present the film Pájaros de verano (Birds of Passage) by Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra: a story of drug trafficking that doubles as an account of a people’s roots.

The criminal allure of a Black Angel


On hand in Como to present El Ángel by Luis Ortega, in competition at Noir, screenwriter Sergio Olguín joined us for a talk.

The Black Panther for the best film goes to Gräns


The Black Panther for the best performance goes to Lorenzo Ferro and Chino Darin in El Ángel. The Black Panther Special Prize goes to Nicole Kidman.

The Shelleys on Lake Como


An essay by Pietro Berra.

Jo Nesbø receives the 2018 Raymond Chandler Award


The prize will be handed to the Norwegian author by Alexander Greene on Saturday, December 8 at 9 pm, at the Teatro Sociale in Como.

A diary that tells of love, revolution and espionage


Set in the late 1960s, Black is Beltza retraces the political and cultural history of an era that changed people’s lives forever.

Five decades of the living dead


Dario Argento and George A. Romero’s cult masterpiece take center stage on the second day of the festival, in a talk with Argento featuring speakers Federico Ercole, Gianfranco Manfredi and Gioachino Toni.

Sergio Stivaletti honored with the Luca Svizzeretto Prize


The master creator of visionary worlds receives the award named after the late giornalist, collaborator and friend of the Festival, who died in 2016.

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