“The Hand of God” gets Golden Globes nomination

The Hand of God by Paolo Sorrentino is among the nominees for Best Foreign-Language Film at this year’s Golden Globes. The announcement was made in Los Angeles by the Helen Hoehne, President of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Audience Award in Brazil for “We Still Talk”

We Still Talk by Pupi Avati is the winner of the Pirelli Award at the Italian Film Festival of Sao Paulo in Brazil. “I wish to express my sincere gratitude to the organizers of this festival who have been promoting our cinema in their country for the past 16 years,” stated the director.

“Hidden Away” wins Cinema! Italia!

Giorgio Diritti’s Hidden Away wins the 24th edition of Cinema! Italia!, the festival organized since 1998 in Germany by the Made in Italy Association. Diritti was already a winner back in 2010 with The Man Who Will Come.

Lina Wertmüller, first Oscar-nominated woman director, passed away

Italian director Lina Wertmüller, one of the most important woman directors in the film history, passed away at age 93.

Bellocchio to shoot Edgardo Mortara project in summer 2022

Marco Bellocchio is going to shoot a project that was dear to Steven Spielberg. The Italian director will finally shoot the film in the summer 2022, as announced by ANSA.

St. Petersburg pays homage to Marco Tullio Giordana

Running until December 31st, the Made in Italy Association and the Italian Institute of Culture in St. Petersburg pays homage to the work of Marco Tullio Giordana

Biennale College Cinema 2021-22: Four Final Projects Selected

The selection has been made of the four projects, from Azerbaijan, Finland, Kazakhstan, Iran, Italy, USA, that will move on to the production phases of the films of the 10th edition (2021 – 2022) of Biennale College – Cinema

Sorrentino presents Fellini at MoMA

Federico Fellini’s magic has invaded New York, that has finally been able to celebrate the centenary of his birth, despite being one year late due to the pandemic.

The third edition of Italian Doc Fest in Moscow

The event dedicated to Italian documentary is organized and promoted by Cinecittà, bringing to the Russian capital a selection of titles from the international festivals, with a special attention to the cinematic language.