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Specialists from Chile, Italia and Madrid evaluate in Bueu the works of the festival

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  • Filmmaker Carolina Astudillo, director Carlo Sironi and the programmer of Filmoteca Española Carlos Reviriego form the international jury.
Carlo Sironi, Carolina Astudillo and Juan Carlos Reviriego

Specialists from Chile, Italia and Madrid gather this weekend in Bueu to spend two days watching the films of the International Section of the FICBUEU, which will celebrate its twelfth edition between 10 and 19 September. Carolina Astudillo, Chilean filmmaker and professor; the Italian director Carlo Sironi and Carlos Reviriego, journalist and programmer of the Filmoteca Española, will be responsible for selecting the winning works of the Gold Amphora, the Silver Amphora and the eleven technical awards of the International Short Film Festival. Regarding the Best Galician, Spanish and Experimental short films, there will be a different jury, as well as for the school awards.

Carlos Reviriego coordinated the cinema section of El Cultural and was editor-in-chief of Cahiers du cinéma en España, serving nowadays on the Editorial Board of Caimán Cuadernos de Cine. He gives lessons of Contemporary Cinema and Criticism in diverse university centres. Reviriego wrote the essay Elogio de la distancia. Dos miradas a un territorio and collaborated in numerous collective books. He is part of the selection team of the Festival Mapfre 4+1 and DocumentaMadrid, as well as a film programmer of the German Film Festival and the Filmoteca Española.

Carolina Astudillo’s research and creation work has women and historical memory as its articulating axis, oscillating her audiovisual works between experimental and documentary cinema. With her first full-length films, El gran vuelo y Ainhoa, ya no soy esa, she won numerous awards, such two Biznagas de Plata at the Málaga Festival. Her shorts were also shown and awarded in national and international competitions. As a professor, she gives courses and conferences in Spanish and Lationamerican centres. 

Carlo Sironi began his film career in the cinematography field and then he started directing. His short films were awarded in Venecia, Locarno, Torino, etc. At the same time, his projects have been selected to participate in film development workshops in Cannes, Sundance or the Berlinale. Sironi’s first full-length film, Sole, was nominated for the David de Donatello Awards and was prizewinning at the European Film Awards.

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