Venice announces its Competition, Orizzonti and Debut Film juries

Chloé Zhao, Saverio Costanzo and Virginie Efira, among others, will join Bong Joon-ho, while Jasmila Žbanic will chair the Orizzonti jury and Uberto Pasolini will preside over the Debut Film jury

Luce Archive at the Olympic Games in Tokyo

To celebrate the Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held in Tokyo this summer, in collaboration with Istituto Luce Cinecittà, the Italian Institute of Culture in Tokyo presents a number of precious archival clips from the Luce Archive.

Amazon unveils new movie featuring pop star Laura Pausini

Amazon Studios has unveiled a new high-concept Italian original movie featuring pop star Laura Pausini. The film is being helmed by Ivan Cotroneo

Final Cut in Venice announces its six titles selected for 2021

The nineth edition of the initiative supporting the post-production of films hailing from African countries, as well as from Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria, is unspooling 5 – 7 September

“Madres Paralelas” by Pedro Almodovar to open Venice Film Fest

Madres paralelas, directed by Pedro Almodóvar, starring Penélope Cruz is the Opening Film, in Competition, of the 78th Venice International Film Festival

Golden Palm to “Titane” and Honorary Palm to Marco Bellocchio

Marco Bellocchio attended the ceremony to receive his Honorary Palm. Before his arrival on stage, Paolo Sorrentino read a letter dedicated to the maestro.

“A Chiara” wins Best European Film at the Quinzaine

Following his 2017 win with A CiambraJonas Carpignano does it again with his new film A Chiara and wins the Europa Cinemas Cannes Label, the prize for the best European film presented in the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs.

Sergio Rubini in Cannes for “The Story of My Wife”

Sergio Rubini will be at the Cannes Film Festival on July 14th among the cast of the film in competition The Story of My Wife, coproduced by Italy’s Palosanto Films with Rai Cinema.

Filming begins in the USA on “Monica” by Andrea Pallaoro

Shooting begins in Cincinnati, Ohio, on the third film by the Italian director, the second in a trilogy dedicated to women, starring Patricia Clarkson