Neapolitan musical Love and Bullets by Manetti Bros. won Best Film at the 2018 David di Donatello Awards, earning 5 prizes out of 15 nominations. Two awards went to Jonas Carpignano's A Ciambra (Best Director and Best Editing)
The 33rd Lovers Film Festival - Torino LGBTQI Visions will hold the first edition of Lovers Goes Industry. This will be the first space set up as part of a film festival for movie professionals working in the LGBTQI film industry to meet and share experiences.
There's something Italian in Tomb Raider, the American blockbuster and box office hit based on the famous videogame: the team of Makinarium, headed by Leonardo Cruciano, worked on the special visual effects that brought to life Himiko the mummy.
The first official images of My Brilliant Friend are out. The shooting of the 8-episode series directed by Saverio Costanzo and based on the first volume from the best-selling book series by Elena Ferrante is currently underway in Caserta.
Shooting is set to begin in May for Volevo nascondermi (lit. I wanted to hide), the new film by Bologna-born director Giorgio Diritti, focusing on the life of painter Antonio Ligabue, starring Elio Germano and produced by Palomar.
Touring over 15 Portuguese cities - including Lisbon, Porto, and Coimbra - the 11th Festa do Cinema Italiano will start on April 4. The program includes over 40 films - features, documentaries, and shorts - to be screened for the first time in Portugal.
A strong attention to gender equality, a reflection on female identity as suggested by current issues in the American show business, and the political debate seem to be the topics which inspired Frédéric Boyer's selection for the 17th edition of the Tribeca Film Festival
Guillermo del Toro's Golden Lion winner The Shape of Water is the winner at this year's Academy Awards with four Oscars: Best Film, Best Director, Best Art Direction, and Best Original Score. Italy can be happy too as James Ivory wins Best Adapted Screenplay for Luca Guadagnino's Call Me by Your Name.
The Cinématheque française in Paris, chaired by film director Costa-Gavras, pays homage to Stefania Sandrelli, guest of honour at the "Toute la mémoire du monde 2018 - 6e Festival international du film restauré" celebrating film heritage through screenings and masterclasses.
A radiant Gabriele Muccino receives the Monte-Carlo Film Festival de la Comedie Award. In this occasion, the Rome-born director comments the success of his latest film too, the ensemble comedy There Is No Place Like Home, which grossed 4 million Euro in his first five days on release.
Artist, painter, and filmmaker Angela Ricci Lucchi has passed away in Milan. A cult figure of the avant-garde cinema, always in tandem with her partner Yervant Gianikian, Ricci Lucchi was born in 1942.
The European Film Academy (EFA) has announced the three nominees for the EFA Young Audience Award 2018: Girl in Flight by Sandra Vannucchi (Italy/Switzerland), Hobbyhorse Revolution by Selma Vilhunen (Finland) and Wallay by Berni Goldblat (France/Burkina Faso/Qatar).
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