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Festivals / Italy

Winners of the Solinas Award announced

Winners of the Solinas Award announced

The "creative workshop" brought together more than 120 producers, screenwriters, directors and film distributors over the course of three days in La Maddalena  

03/10 | Festivals | Italy

It’s all go for Milano Film Festival, chaired by the new director Gabriele Salvatores

It’s all go for Milano Film Festival, chaired by the new director Gabriele Salvatores

The 23rd edition kicks off tomorrow on Friday, 28 October with The World is Yours and Denmark. There will also be a tribute to Matteo Garrone and the Belgian animators Swaef and Roels  

27/09 | Festivals | Italy

A sneak peek behind the scenes of Paolo Virzì's Magical Nights at the Solinas Award

A sneak peek behind the scenes of Paolo Virzì's Magical Nights at the Solinas Award

The competition dedicated to screenplay writing returns to La Maddalena from 27 to 30 September with a Festival delle Storie workshop  

26/09 | Festivals | Italy

Visioni dal Mondo to make Milan the documentary capital

Visioni dal Mondo to make Milan the documentary capital

The 'real-life' cinema event unspools in Milan from 13-16 September and will be welcoming this year’s sponsor, Lorenza Indovina; the 4th edition boasts 30 Italian and international premieres  

19/07 | Festivals | Italy

A Violent Life wins at Vive le Cinéma

A Violent Life wins at Vive le Cinéma

Two films that scooped up awards at the festival dedicated to French cinema in Lecce will be distributed in Italy  

18/07 | Festivals | Italy/France

Taormina Film Fest to kick off on 14 July

Taormina Film Fest to kick off on 14 July

The festival will boost a new artistic director, international guests such as Rupert Everett and world premieres such as Restiamo amici by Antonello Grimaldi and Hands of God by Roberto Romani  

10/07 | Festivals | Italy

Rome's 11th Festa del cinema bulgaro set to kick off on 28 June

Rome's 11th Festa del cinema bulgaro set to kick off on 28 June

Victor Bojinov, Zornitsa Sophia Popgantcheva and Stephan Komandarev will be among the many guests taking part in the competition, which runs until 1 July at Rome’s Casa del Cinema  

25/06 | Festivals | Italy/Bulgaria

The MIX Festival of Lesbian, Gay and Queer Culture cinema returns to Milan

The MIX Festival of Lesbian, Gay and Queer Culture cinema returns to Milan

The festival, taking place from 21 to 24 June, is opened by Favola by Sebastiano Mauri, featuring Filippo Timi, and is welcoming guests Trudie Styler and Alex Lawther with their film Freak Show  

19/06 | Festivals | Italy

The Pesaro Film Fest celebrates women and 1968

The Pesaro Film Fest celebrates women and 1968

The 54th edition of the festival is due to take place from 16 to 23 June and will include various premieres, along with some unique “free-thinking” films  

08/06 | Festivals | Italy

Samouni Road is due to open Sicilia Queer Filmfest

Samouni Road is due to open Sicilia Queer Filmfest

Stefano Savona's film, winner of the Best Documentary award at Cannes, will kick off the eighth edition of the festival on 31 May, which is scheduled to take place in Palermo until 6 June  

23/05 | Festivals | Italy