Jury of the Competition Programme – Documentary Film: Luciano Barisone
Director of Visions du Réel Festival, Switzerland
Film-club host, journalist and film critic for specialist magazines ("Filmcritica", "Cineforum", "Duellanti") and newspapers ("La Stampa", "Il Manifesto"), he founded the magazine "Panoramiques", which he directs. He has written monographs on Catherine Breillat, Robert Guédiguian, Clint Eastwood, Naomi Kawase, Nicolas Philibert, Les Films d'Ici and Sydney Pollack. Since 1997, he has collaborated at numerous international film festivals, including the Locarno International Film Festival and the Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica of Venice. In 2002, he founded the Alba Infinity Festival, for which he has acted as artistic director until 2007. Since 2008 he is artistic director at Festival dei Popoli in Florence. In April 2010 he has been nominated director of Visions du Réel in Nyon. He has acted as member of the jury at Cannes (Caméra d'or 1997), Marseille (Fid, 2000), Valladolid (Seminci, 2003), Buenos Aires (Bafici, 2004), Lisbon (DocLisboa2004), Pamplona (Punto de Vista, 2008), Tel Aviv (DocAviv, 2008), Paris (Cinéma du Réel, 2009), Yerevan (Golden Apricot International Film Festival, 2010), Toronto (Hot Docs).