Film Critic, Turkey
Ruggero Calich is a freelance film critic since 2012, mainly focusing on documentaries from all around the world. His reviews, signed with various pen names, have been published in many Internet sites, newspapers and magazines in Turkey, mostly dealing with human rights. He’s a member of SİYAD, the Association of Cinema Writers of Turkey.
Calich has collaborated with the Istanbul Film Festival as jury translator, guest companion, presenter and catalogue writer and presently as moderator and documentary advisor. He was co-curator for the documentary screenings in art.mov minifest organized by art gallery Trieste Contemporanea. He is also an advisor for the Human Rights Documentary Film Days organized in the city of İzmir by the Foundation for Human Rights in Turkey.