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The Jury of the Third Edition of the Andaras Traveling Film Festival

Classical Jury

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Saverio Pesapane

Screenwriter and Distributor

Saverio Pesapane graduated in Architecture in 2006. His degree thesis “Lost Highway” is a documentary on the highway system built between Naples and Caserta with the funds allocated by  the reconstruction law after the 1981 earthquake.

In 2008 he wrote A Water Tale, a short film included in "Stories on Human Rights", a film made up of 22 short films commissioned by the United Nations for the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

In the same year he wrote Aral Citytellers, produced by Art for the World, a documentary shot in Kazakhstan, on the Aral Sea.

In 2009 he wrote Dubai Citytellers, produced by Unicredit & Art, a documentary shot in Dubai on neo-slavism.

Between 2011 and 2012 he wrote and directed It's countryside, a documentary shot in the Nile Valley and Cairo, Egypt, produced by the Rotterdam Architecture Biennale.

In 2013 he won the Solinas Award - Stories for cinema, with Una Buona Ragione.

In 2018 he wrote and produced Yousef, a short film selected at the 2018 Venice Film Festival and winner of the best editing award in the Migrarti category, in competition at the Clermont-Ferrand 2019 International Short Film Festival and selected in the five finalists for the David di Donatello 2019 award.

Since 2017 he is a partner of Premiere Film, a film production and distribution company, which in 2019 was in charge of the executive production of The Nest, a feature film produced by Colorado Film in collaboration with Vision Distribution.

He teaches at NABA, New Academy of Fine Arts in Milan.

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Lorenzo Richelmy


Born in 1990, Lorenzo Richelmy is the youngest actor to have ever been admitted to Experimental Center of Cinematography. He performs on theatrical stages from a young age and in 2007 he is chosen to play a role in the TV series “I Liceali”, gaining considerable popularity that brought him to win a prize from Ministry of Tourism for “emerging European celebrity”. 

Among the many characters from movies and TV, we recall Marco Polo in the Netflix Original Series. Than he played a lot of leading roles in films such as “Il terzo tempo”, “Una vita spericolata”, “Ride”, “Dolceroma”, and “Il talento del calabrone” with Sergio Castellito.

His other films appearances included roles in “Sotto una buona stella”, by Carlo Verdone, “La ragazza nella nebbia” by Donato Carrisi, “Una questione privata”, by Paolo e Vittorio Taviani.

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Francesca Schianchi


Originally from Parma, after a degree in Literature and a master's degree in Journalism, she first worked in Paris and then in Rome. After many years collaborating with La Stampa, L’espresso, Il Secolo XIX, she became a parliamentary journalist and followed some of the most important political events, from the Italian elections to the French presidential elections. Since 2007 she has been at La Stampa and, for five years of great fun, she has been part of the cast of Gazebo first and Propaganda Live after.

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Francesca Mannocchi

Journalist and Writer

Investigative reporter, Francesca Mannocchi worked in Libia, Iraq, Tunisia, Libano, Siria, Egitto, 

focusing on issues of migrants and war zones. She wrote for important international newspapers (L’Espresso, Al Jazeera, Middle East Eye, Stern) and she has directed documentaries for Rai3, La7, SkyNews. “Isis, Tomorrow”, directed with Alessio Romenzi, was presented to Venice International Film Festival in 2018. She published “Se chiudo gli occhi”, “La Guerra in Siria nella voce dei bambini” (2018), “Porti ciascuno la sua colpa” (2019) e “Io Khaled vendo uomini e sono innocente” (2019).

Among her many awards, the “Franco Giustolisi” prize for her reports on the smuggling of migrants and the Libyan prisons, and the prestigious award “Premiolino”.

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Sylvester Serra

Touring Club's media director

Silvestro Serra: native roman, after collaborations with Paese Sera, L’Espresso, Radio 2 Rai, Rai 2, now he contributes regularly with La Repubblica, for Weekend and Dossier 1976-1982 supplements, e for its radio.

From 1982 to 2000 worked in editorial staff of Panorama, section manager of Vita Moderna, Società, Spettacoli, and in the central office. He joined Hachette, for 10 years he directed the monthly Gente Viaggi. From 2012 he works in Touring Club Italy and runs the Touring association’s monthly. He’s Magazine and media relationship Director. 

Gazes from the World's Jury

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Anabela Salcedo

Photographer - Filmmaker

Venezuelan, at a young age she attend and graduate in photography in Caracas, at “Escuela Foto Arte”. She traveled around the world and she moved to Rome where she continued her studies in  photography and cinema. In 2016 she moved to Miami, Florida, where she worked mainly with photography, having a great success that led her to expose her works in New York, Miami and back in Venezuela. 

With the photo exhibition “The will of the body” she attends to many photo festivals, and with her short film “Roraima” she wins prizes all over the world. 

Slow Food's Jury

Giacomo Miola

Slow Food Italy

Born in 1981, passionate about art and food, he achieved a PhD in Design for sustainable agri-food production.

After his studies, he moved back to Costa d’Amalfi, his native land, where he starts “Metafarm Social Food Lab”, an organization that deals with tourism and promotion of gastronomic heritage and local communities. In Metafarm he develops “Gastronomic Trekking”, offer of experiences that involve the traveler in a real full immersion in the territory, in the best of agri-food production, in the food and the most authentic cooking traditions.   

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Elisabetta Pagani

Journalist - La Stampa

Elisabetta Pagani. She works for La Stampa from 2015, for 3 years was manager of “Tuttigusti”, now she is in staff, Gedi group website dedicated to food and wine, where she deals mainly with travel.

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Paula Manfredi

Journalist - Vanity Fair

Paola Manfredi, Vanity Fair’s journalist, she writes about travel, food and sustainability. She loves to believe that the world can change for the better and that travel must be a state of mind. 

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