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Writer, teacher and film programmer.

Between 1999 and 2016 he coordinated the cinema section of El Cultural (El Mundo) and was editor-in-chief of Cahiers du cinéma-España in the years of its foundation, currently serves on the Editorial Board of Caimán Cuadernos de Cine.

As a teacher gives classes of Aesthetics of Contemporary Cinema and Film Criticism in different university centres and audiovisual academies: ECAM, UAV, UCM, Universitat Blanquerna, etc. For three years, he was artistic director of the Film Department and coordinator of the Masters at TAI University School (Madrid).

Complementing his degree with the writing he published Elogio de la distancia. Dos miradas a un territorio in 2009 and collaborated in numerous collective books such as Los poetas del cine, Cine español para un nuevo siglo. La mirada contemporánea, Nouvelle Vague. Los caminos de la modernidad, etc.

In the field of programming, he was part of the selection team of the Festival Mapfre 4+1 and DocumentaMadrid. Currently, he is member of the Programming Committee of the Madrid German Film Festival and since 2017 he works as assistant director and programmer of Filmoteca Española.

Film director.

Sironi began its trajectory in the field of cinema in the photography team and then he started directing.

With his short films Sofía, Cargo, Il Filo di Arianna e Valparaiso he received multiple awards at major film festivals around the world such as the Venecia Film Festival, Larno Film Festival, Torino Film Festival, etc.

At the same time, his projects have been selected to participate in numerous film development workshops such as the Residence of the Cannes Cinefondation, Sundance Lab, Torino Film Lab or the Script Station of the Berlinale.

With his fist full-lenght film Sole, which deals with the subject of surrogacy with special sensitivity, competed in the Orizzonti section of the Venecia Film Festival, in the Discovery section of the Toronto International Film Festival, was nominated for the David de Donatello Award as the best feature film and won the European Discovery Award at the European Film Awards, among others.

Filmmaker and teacher. 

Certified in Film Studies at the Catholic University of Chile, she completed a Master’s Degree in Creative Documentary at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Her work in research and creation 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 (2014) and Ainhoa, ya no soy esa (2018), she won numerous awards such as the Biznaga de Prata at the Malaga Festival in 2015 and 2018, the Feroz award for best documentary, best medium-length film at Alcances and a special mention from the jury at Documenta Madrid in 2018.

Her work in short film format, De monstruos y faldas (2008), Lo indecible (2012), El deseo de la civilización: Notas para El gran vuelo (2014) and Un paseo por New York Harbor (2019) was also awarded and exhibited in national and international competitions and festivals.

He teaches courses, seminars and lectures at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (Colombia), Universidad Chileno-Británica de Cultura (Chile) and at the film schools ESCAC, ECIB, Master Lav, La Casa del Cine and LENS (Spain).