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Italy’s David di Donatello Awards Honor ‘The Great Beauty,’ ‘The Human Capital’
Sophia Loren stole the show, as she was honored for her work in "The Human Voice (la voce umana)," a short film directed by her son, Edoardo Ponti.
Rome Film Fest Sets October Return
The event, to be held Oct. 16-25, also confirmed artistic director Marco Mueller will be back for the third and final year of his contract.
Turin Film Festival: Paolo Virzi to Return as Artistic Director
The award-winning director turned festival head announced his plans via Twitter.
Marco Mueller Approved as Rome Film Fest Artistic Director
He will earn $160,000 per year in the position vacated by Piera Detassis.
New Petition Calls for Rome Film Fest to Officially Sign Marco Mueller as Artistic Director
Plans for the fest have stalled because of contract negotiations.
Intellectual Property Conference ‘May Impact Global Film Sector’s Financial Future’
The World Intellectual Property Organization will host the conference in China.
Los Angeles-Italia Film Fashion and Art Fest to Honor Dario Argento
A special tribute to Italian horror film maestro Dario Argento will be the centerpiece at the 7th Los Angeles-Italia Film Fashion and Art Fest, organizers of the event said Monday.
Debate over Rome Film Festival Artistic Director Job Turning into Bureaucratic Boondoggle
The choice between Marco Mueller and Piera Detassis is likely to come Feb. 6.
Silvio Berlusconi Corruption Trial Could Get Dropped
Italy's former prime minister might be off the hook, thanks to an incriminating confession from key witness David Mills.
Italy’s Movie Attendance Dropped 7.9 Percent in 2011
In 2010, Italian moviegoers purchased 110 million tickets; the following year, 101 million, a slip partly reflecting a sluggish economy.
RAI’s Reforms to Focus on Efficiency, Not Layoffs
The struggling state broadcaster and former rival to Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset will a new cost-cutting strategy amid Europe's ongoing debt crisis.
Michael Fassbender, Berenice Bejo Win Acting Prizes at Capri, Hollywood – The International Film Festival
The year-end fest also honored "The Artist" as film of the year and hailed "My Week with Marilyn."