A graduate in Filmology at the University of Trieste, Beatrice Fiorentino is a film critic and freelance journalist. She has taught audiovisual and cinematographic language at the Università del Litorale of Capodistria and today collaborates with 8 e ½, Artribune, CinecittàNews, Il manifesto and Il Piccolo. Since 2015 she has curated “Nuove Impronte”, a section of ShorTS – International Film Festival, devoted to the emerging talents in Italian cinema. In 2014 she won the Akai Prize as Best film critic at the 71st Venice Film Festival and since 2015 she has been part of the “Film della Critica” panel of the National Union of Italian Film Critics. She has been running events, presentations and film festivals for a range of cultural organizations and since 2016 she has been a selector for the International Critics’ Week in Venice.