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Rome Festival to Honor Quentin Tarantino in Special Ceremony

Ennio Morricone will present the filmmaker with a lifetime achievement award Jan. 4, ahead of the European premiere of "Django Unchained."

Cairo Film Festival Cancels Awards Amid Political Turmoil in Egypt

Egyptian directors boycotted the festival under jury president Marco Mueller as political protests in the country continue.

Rome Film Festival: As Marco Mueller Takes Helm, Local Media Remains Skeptical

The seven-year-old festival is under the leadership of former Venice artistic director for the first time this year.

Venice 2012: Inside This Year’s Sober, Streamlined, Less Glitzy Festival

Ciao, Marco Mueller as artistic director. Alberto Barbera is back and shaking things up in Venice with new stars, no Italian sidebar and invites to Paul Thomas Anderson and Terrence Malick.

Rome Film Festival Plans 60 World Premieres, Revamps Sections

Rome's rivalry with Venice is expected to heat up after changes that previously included moving the event's dates in order to screen films vying for Oscar eligibility

Cannes 2012: Venice Film Festival to Program Fewer Movies

Newly installed artistic director Alberto Barbera hopes picking less titles will give the film selections a more prestigious feel.

Italian Culture Czar Blasts Rome Film Festival for Acting ‘Obstinately’

Minister Ornaghi says Rome acted against the best interests of Italian cinema by pushing its dates into November.

Turin Film Festival Feels ‘Cheated’ by Rome Rival

At issue: Marco Mueller's decision to move the date of the larger fest closer to the Piedmont event.

Marco Mueller Approved as Rome Film Fest Artistic Director

He will earn $160,000 per year in the position vacated by Piera Detassis.

Rome Film Festival Pushes Dates to Late November

Rome officials also confirm that terms of artistic director Marco Mueller's contract are finalized.

Rome Film Festival in Search for Funding

Fest backer says the festival is around $3.1 million in the red.

Marco Mueller Officially Appointed Rome Film Festival Artistic Director

After weeks of negotiations, the former Venice head is officially appointed, likely setting up increased tensions between Rome and Venice.