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Director Paolo Genovese with his latest movie Perfetti Sconosciuti (Perfect Strangers) won the David di Donatello award for best film on Monday.   Other movies to win gongs were Il Racconto dei Racconti – Tale of Tales by Matteo Garrone …

If I had to extrapolate a “common denominator” from the Italian artistic team that won this year’s Academy Award for Best Achievement in Makeup and Hair Styling for David Ayer’s, Suicide Squad (2016), I would say first and foremost that …

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Cinema, fashion, food excellence and social commitment will be components of the 12th edition of Cinema Italian Style, the Los Angeles showcase for some of the most acclaimed Italian movies of the year. The event opens with the Italian entry to …

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Italian actress and star Monica Bellucci, 51, has been annonced to be part of the cast of the reboot of cult TV series Twin peaks, which will screen in 2017.   Bellucci, who was part of James Bond’s movie, Spectre, …

As usual, the 89th Academy Awards, aka “Oscars,” ceremony – annually presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) – is going to take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, on February 26th. More unusual is …

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American Actor Richard Gere will be the honorary president of the 62nd Taormina Film Fest, happening in Sicily each summer.This year’s event will run between June 11 and 18, with an evening dedicated to homeless causes. Gere has been advocating …

Roberto Benigni and Nicoletta Braschi will receive the 2016 Italian Golden Globe to honour their career. The cerimony, on its 56th edition, will be hosted on June 9th at Palazzo Farnese in Rome.   The Globo d’oro (also known as …

The dark days and rainy nights so common to the Pacific Northwest in November are tailor-made for movie-going. Seattle’s popular Italian film festival, Cinema Italian Style, could not come at a better time. Now in its 8th season, Cinema Italian …

In the life of an actor there is plenty of competition, plenty of rejection, plenty of obstacles to overcome. Even more so when you are a foreigner. Going to auditions may seem tough; but if one really loves the craft, …

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N.I.C.E. kicks off on Wednesday, November 16 at the Vogue Theatre with the screening of “Second Spring” and Director Francesco Calogero as guest, followed by an Opening Party at the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club. Schedule and tickets at http://www.newitaliancinema.org …

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