Gianlorenzo Franzi

Film Critic, Italy

Gianlorenzo Franzi created Buioinsala, a TV program on cinema, twelve years ago; it still airs on regional networks in Calabria and Sicily. He writes for Nocturno Cinema, Rivista del Cinematografo, Teatro Contemporaneo e Cinema, and the websites and He is the artistic director of several festivals; at his festival Lamezia Terme, he created the Ligeia d’Argento. He has published two novels, As in Heaven as in Land and We are the Dead, and several books on cinema (Voci Notturne, the official guide to Pupi Avati’s masterpiece, and Strade Perdute, a dictionary of film in seven volumes).