Italy's Ischia Global Fest to Be Held In July (Updated)

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International guests expected at the fest include directors Paul Haggis, Bille August and Shekhar Kapur.

8:10 am, May 20 The story was originally headlined to note that Antoine Fuqua's Southpaw would open the Ischia festival. Due to a programming error by the festival, that information is now incorrect. The story has been updated to omit reference to the film. 

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Ischia Global Film and Music Fest is set to host the Production Summit, bridging ties between top producers in Hollywood and Italy.

Past participants have included Lawrence Bender and Ryan Kavanaugh. This year’s guests include Marc Canton and Lady Monika Bacardi.

Bernard Hiller will lead an acting workshop. Other international guests expected at the fest include directors Paul Haggis, Bille August and Shekhar Kapur.

The Ischia Global Film and Music Fest runs July 12-19.