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Saturday, June 30, 2018

New Interpretations of a Classic Film

A collection of illustrations inspired by the 1979 epic film Apocalypse Now is on display all summer at Rome's Casa del Cinema, located under the sprawling pines of Villa Borghese. 

Directed by Francis Ford Coppola with cinematography by Vittorio Storaro, the two living legends created a visually stunning epic film. The illustrations, created by art students from the Corso di Decorazione dell’Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma, breathe new life into the collaboration between the two maestros of cinema.

The exhibit will run through September 9. Click here for more information.

- Jeannine Guilyard

International Stars in the Lineup of the 2018 edition of Le Giornate del Cinema Lucana

Recording Artist Rosmy performs at the 2017 edition

The 2018 edition of Basilicata's Le Giornate del Cinema Lucana, a film festival highlighting locally produced cinema, is taking shape as the organizers have already announced a few special guests including Paolo Genovese, Rocco Papaleo, John Landis and Sophia Loren. 

The festival will be held in Maratea July 24 - 29. Stay tuned for more announcements..

Friday, June 15, 2018

The Complete List of 2018 Italian Golden Globe Winners:

The 58th edition of the Italian Golden Globes awards ceremony took place on June 13, 2018 at the Villa Medici in Rome. This year, the Italian Foreign Press Association gave two prizes for Best Actor to Toni Servillo and Luca Marinelli while the award for Best Actress went to Paola Cortellesi. Here's a complete list of the winners. 

Karen Di Porto's Maria per Roma

Best Film
The Intruder  - Leonardo Di Costanzo (Italy/Switzerland/France)

Best Actor
Toni Servillo - La ragazza nella nebbia  (Italy/France/Germany)
Luca Marinelli - Rainbow - A Private Affair (Italy/France)

Best Actress
Paola Cortellesi - Like a Cat on a Highway 

Foreign Press Grand Prize
L’esodo - Ciro Formisano

Best Screenplay
Donato Carrisi - La ragazza nella nebbia

Best Comedy
Love and Bullets - Manetti Bros.

Best Debut Film
Maria per Roma - Karen di Porto

Best Cinematography
Fabrizio Lucci - The Place 

Best Music
Pino Donaggio - Dove non ho mai abitato 

Best Documentary
Caravaggio: The Soul and the Blood - Jesús Garcés Lambert

Short Film Special Mention 
Numeruomini - Gianfranco Ferraro

Best Short Film 
Stai Sereno - Daniele Stocchi

Golden Globe Lifetime Achievement Award 
Gianni Amelio

In Conversation with Director Cecilia Pignocchi

Filmmakers Arthur Couvat and  Cecilia Pignocchi It’s unusual for a first-time filmmaker to be recognized by a high-profile, international fi...