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Giona A. Nazzaro, born Zurich, Switzerland, 1965.
General Delegate of the International Film Critics’ Week at the Venice Film Festival. Member of the artistic committee of IFFR – International Film Festival Rotterdam (2020). Programmer and curator on the selection committee of the Visions du Réel Festival in Nyon (2010-2020). Previous collaborations with the Locarno Film Festival, and as programmer and selector with the following festivals: Torino Cinema Giovani, Festival dei Popoli, Rome Film Fest. Co-creator and curator of the exhibition “Il di/segno del cinema” (Cagliari, 2015) at the Cagliari Civic Museums. Author and curator of monographic studies on Gus Van Sant, Spike Lee and Abel Ferrara. A pioneer in the study of Hong Kong cinema in Italy, as editor of the volumes Il cinema di Hong Kong - Spade, kung fu, pistole, fantasmi (Le mani, 1997), John Woo - La nuova leggenda del cinema d'azione (Castelvecchi, 2000) and Il dizionario dei film di Hong Kong (Universitaria Editrice, 2005). His book Action - Forme di un transgenere cinematografico (Le mani, 2000) won the Barbaro/Filmcritica Prize. His fiction debut was A Mon Dragone c'è il Diavolo (Perdisa Pop, 2010). Member of the National Union of Italian Film Critics (SNCCI). Journalist and publicist. A regular contributor to il manifesto, Film Tv, Micromega and other online and traditional media titles. He was one of the founders of the film monthly Sentieri selvaggi. He is also a member of the Federal Commission of Cinema.