Luca Guadagnino leads Europe to the Independent Spirit Awards

Call Me Your Name leads the way with six nominations at the awards ceremony often considered to be the precursor to the Oscars

The Noir in Festival to unspool in December and hand out the Caligari Prize

The event combining literature and film is back with a prize to reward the best Italian crime movie of 2017, plus an international competition chock-full of European titles

Filmmaker Festival Pays Homage to Alberto Grifi

Filmmaker, the festival dedicated to documentary and experimental filmmaking, is back to Milan, from December 1 to 10. Among the guests, Lech Kowalski and French cinema master Alain Cavalier. This year's retrospective pays homage to the genius of Alberto Grifi.

Cinecittà Blockbusters in New York

From December 6 to 21, for the celebrations of Cinecittà's 80th anniversary, the Film Forum Theatre in New York will host "Roman Hollywood", a series of film screenings ranging from Rossellini to Scorsese, with the aim of focusing on the big American productions shot in Italy.

"There Is a Light" Triumphs in Villerupt

72 Italian films, including brand new titles and classics, composed the program of the 40. Festival du Film Italien of Villerupt. The jury, chaired by Cristina Comencini, bestowed the top prize on Fabio Mollo's There Is a Light.

Mar del Plata, Between "Chaco" and Alberto Sordi

An important showcase for international cinema, the 32. Mar del Plata International Film Festival will take place from November 17 to 26. Italian-Argentinian-Swiss coproduction Chaco by Daniele Incalcaterra and Fausta Quattrini is representing Italy at the festival. 

Filming Commences on "The Guest"

After Short Skin - screened in Venice in 2014, in Berlin in 2015, nominated for 2 Silver Ribbons, and winner of the Golden Ciak for Best Debut Feature - filming commences on Duccio Chiarini's sophomore feature The Guest

The First Clapperboard Slams for Sergio Rubini's "The Big Spirit"

The first clapperboard slams for Sergio Rubini's new film Il grande spirito (lit. The Big Spirit). The film is described as a "bitter and unpredictable comedy on the friendship between two losers", and stars Rubini himself and Rocco Papaleo.

"Borg McEnroe" Gets Audience Award at Rome Film Fest

Janus Metz Pedersen's Borg McEnroe wins the BNL Audience Award at the 12th Rome Film Fest