Scorsese: Lifetime Achievement Award in Rome
The 13th edition of the Rome Film Festival
(October 18-28) will celebrate Martin
Scorsese, one of the greatest directors in the history of cinema, and will
award him with a Lifetime Achievement Prize. The award has been announced by
Artistic Director Antonio Monda in
accordance with Laura Delli Colli, Head of the Fondazione Cinema per Roma.
Paolo Taviani will present the award to the American
Monda stated: “Presenting a Lifetime Achievement
Prize to a master of cinema is a unique honor. I’m thrilled and moved by the
idea of celebrating Scorsese, not only as a major filmmaker, but also for its extraordinary
and invaluable contribution to the rediscovery of classic cinema and of Italian
cinema in particular.”
Two-time Oscar winner Cate Blanchett, one of the most extraordinary, intense and sophisticated actresses of contemporary cinema, will participate in a Close Encounter during the thirteenth edition of the Rome Film Festival(18th – 28th October, 2018).
The Vice of Hope by Edoardo De Angelis will be presented in the Official Selection of the thirteenth Rome Film Fest, to be held from October 18th to 28th 2018 at the Auditorium Parco della Musica.
A Lifetime Achievement Award to Martin Scorsese and the premiere of Paolo Virzì’s Magical Nights among the main sneak previews of the upcoming Rome Film Festival. The full program will be unveiled during a press conference on October 5.