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The perfect horror film? Ironic

14 March 2021|

Brian Yuzna, winner of the 2020 Luca Svizzeretto Prize, picked up the gauntlet thrown down by Roberto Silvestri and Giorgio Gosetti and held nothing back, musing over his love of genre films, his start as a self-taught director, his commercial work, the 1980s, special effects, and more.

Thinking hard about oneself

14 March 2021|

In her Sin muertos, Alicia Giménez-Bartlett has told the story of her best-known character. It’s a way to reaffirm the need to reflect on one’s own actions..

Lucio Fulci and film, the love of a lifetime

13 March 2021|

A talk at Noir saw the presentation of the documentary by Antonietta De Lillo, a long interview with Fulci conducted by De Lillo and Marcello Garofalo. Speakers at the event included Alice Mariani, Elisabetta Giannini, Fabrizio D’Alessio, Fabio Frizzi, and Antonella Fulci. The festival also devoted a small retrospective to the filmmaker.

The Noir in Festival awards for film and literature

12 March 2021|

On the day devoted to the Raymond Chandler Award winner, John Banville, the prizes for Noir’s two film competitions are announced: the Black Panther Award goes to Wildland by Jeanette Nordahl, while Bad Tales by the D’Innocenzo brothers lands the Caligari Prize.

Women in black: the freedom to create

11 March 2021|

The five speakers at the focus session moderated by Nicoletta Vallorani discussed their original ways of being authors and generating female characters, drawing on both their life experiences and their imaginations.

An origin story: Jennifer Kent and cinema

10 March 2021|

Interviewed by Paolo Bertolin, the Australian filmmaker talks about her theater studies and how she got into film directing, with some help from Lars von Trier. In September she’ll embark on the filming of Alice and Freda Forever.

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