Luca Peretti received a B.A. in Modern History from the University of Rome, and an M.A. in Film Studies from the University of College of London. He has worked as journalist, film festival organizer, film archivist and researcher. His main areas of interests include Italian cinema and literature of the 20th century, representation of violence in cinema and television, the relationship between cinema and cities, historiography and new media, and Jewish-Italian culture and identity.