Fernanda Solórzano

Fernanda Solorzano Year of participation at FICM as member of the jury: 2007 Mexican Short Film Section Film critic

Film critic, editor and essayist. She studied Latin American Literature at the Universidad Iberoamericana. She has worked as the sub-director of the magazine Viceversa, as news editor of the weekly supplement Día Siete (El Universal newspaper), as the co-editor of the magazine Letras Libres. She has contributed weekly film reviews in the supplement Sábado (Unomásuno newspaper); and in the supplement Confabulario (El Universal newspaper). She has written extensively on the cinema in Dicine, Viceversa Saber ver, Paréntesis, Etcétera, El polemista and La Tempestad, in the supplements El Ángel (Reforma newspaper), La Jornada Semanal (La Jornada newspaper). She co-authored the book Oltre la Frontiera: il cinema messicano contemporáneo, published during the Pesaro Film Festival in Italy, 2004. She participated in the BBC radio broadcast The Ticket and contributed to the show Screen (also from the BBC). She hosted the show Filmoteca 40 (Proyecto 40) and the show Encuadre (Canal 22), both centering on film criticism. In 2007 she was invited to form part of the jury for the Short Shorts Film Festival. Since 2002 she heads the film section at Letras Libres and occasionally contributes to the British film magazine Sight & Sound as well as the Spanish and French editions of Cahiers du Cinema. She is currently in charge of the film segment in the show Confabulario (Proyecto 40) and is putting together a book on the most influential films of the last 30 years.