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New Pope’s Inauguration Draws Media Circus (and Joe Biden)

An estimated 200,000 were on hand for the event, including many of the world's political and religious leaders. But film and music stars were absent.

Aurelio De Laurentiis Announces 20-Film Pact With Universal, Pledges to Invest $100 Mil in New Projects

The producer announces his first foray into TV and explains why he believes that Italy's prime minister doesn't like movies.

Italy’s Berlusconi Studying Comic-Turned-Rival Ahead of Possible Return to Political Spotlight

The billionaire media tycoon admits he has become a student of leftist activist Beppe Grillo and hints at "return to the streets" in August.

‘Gomorrah’ Helmer Accused of Collaborating With the Mob During Filming

Cannes 2012 Grand Prix winner Matteo Garrone allegedly paid off Naples crime families.

‘Too Big to Fail’ Screens to Full House at Rome Film Festival

All signs are pointing to this year's The Business Street, the fest's informal film market, as being the most successful yet.

Pupi Avati, ‘Off Frame’ Highlights as Rome Film Festival Nears End

"Il Cuore Grande delle Ragazze" and "Human Song" snag awards; "Pina" director Wim Wenders makes an appearance.

Rome Film Festival: ‘Breaking Dawn Part 1,’ ‘Magic Valley’ Screen

"Magic Valley" is the directorial debut from Jaffe Zinn and the only U.S.-made film in the main competition.

Rome Film Festival: Luc Besson’s ‘The Lady’ Opens Show

The biography of Burmese democracy activist and Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi represented one of the most high profile openings for the six-year-old event.

Rome Film Festival Ready to Move Forward From Troubled Past

The sixth edition runs from Oct. 27 through Nov. 4 in Italy.

Rome Film Festival to Feature Pier Paolo Pasolini Photo Exhibit

Project will be curated by Dante Ferretti and Francesca Loschiavo, who worked with the director on "The Canterbury Tales" and "The Decameron."

Cinema Italian Style to Honor Late Italian Producer Dino De Laurentiis

The six-day event in Los Angeles will showcase new films from Italy, including Nanni Moretti's "Habemus Papam" and Emanuele Crialese's "Terraferma."

Silvio Berlusconi Charges Dropped

An Italian court said there was not enough evidence to link the Italian media mogul to tax fraud and embezzlement.