Daniela Persico

Programming Consultant

Daniela Persico is part of Locarno Film Festival’s selection committee and she is the curator for L‘immagine e la parola, spin-off of the Locarno Festival. She‘s founder and editor in chief of the online quarterly Filmidee ( www.filmidee.it ) and she manages the Filmidee Summer School, summer campus about critic with guests like Miguel Gomes, Gianfranco Rosi, and Alice Rohrwacher. Part of the selection committee of Berlin Critics Week and ISreal – Festival di cinema del reale di Nuoro. She wrote essays for various collective books and edited books on the work of Claire Simon (2008), Wang Bing (2010), Ross McElwee (2013) and Emmanuel Carrère (2014). In 2009 she directed the medium-lenght Et mondana ordinare, in 2012 she worked as assistant director on Tutto parla di te by Alina Marazzi and she has helped various young filmmakers in developing their films.

Daniela PersicoProgramming Consultantdaniela.persico[at]iffmh.de