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"Cindarella the Cat" in Annecy

Cindarella The Cat is the only Italian film featured in the main competition of the Annecy Animation Film Festival, the most prestigious event of this kind in Europe.

Italian Cinema in Tokyo

The Tokyo Italian Film Festival turns 18 this year. Organized by Istituto Luce Cinecittà – Filmitalia, the festival will take place from April 26 to May 2 and features 18 films.

David Cronenberg Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

David Cronenberg will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement for directors at the 75th Venice International Film Festival (August 29 – September 8, 2018). The decision was made by the Board of Directors of the Biennale di Venezia, chaired by Paolo Baratta, who espoused the proposal made by the Festival Director, Alberto Barbera.

Film master Vittorio Taviani dies at 88

Director Vittorio Taviani died in Rome after a long and painful illness. With his brother Paolo, the filmmaker won the Palm d'Or in Cannes for Padre padrone (1977) and the Berlin Golden Bear for Ceasar Must Die (2012).

An Italian film in the Cannes short films selection

Just a few hours before the announcement of the Official Selection of the 71st Cannes Film Festival, the short films competing for the Palm d’Or and the Cinéfondation awards have already been unveiled. Italy is present with Così in terra by Pier Lorenzo Pisano.

Bertolucci, a new film on love

During an interview about the upcoming release of the restored version of Last Tango in Paris, Oscar-winning director Bernardo Bertolucci speaks of an idea for a new film: watching his restored classic made him want to work again.

Filming kicks off for Mainetti's "Freaks out"

After the extraordinary success of They Call Me JeegGabriele Mainetti is shooting Freaks out. The film stars Aurora GiovinazzoClaudio SantamariaPietro CastellittoGiancarlo Martini 

Lovers Film Festival announces opening and closing nights

The oldest LGBTQI-themed film festival in Europe, and the third in the world, is back in Turin from April 20 to 24, 2018. Lovers Film Festival is directed by filmmaker Irene Dionisio

Giovanni Veronesi's New Musketeers

Starring Pierfrancesco Favino, Valerio Mastandrea, Rocco Papaleo and Sergio Rubini, the new adventure comedy by Giovanni VeronesiMoschettieri del re (lit. The King's Musketeers) will hit the Italian big screens around Christmas time (release date: December 27) thanks to Vision Distribution and Indiana Production.

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