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Quentin Tarantino to Receive Rome Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award

Quentin Tarantino, the director who paid tribute to Italian spaghetti Westerns in Django Unchained (2012), will be honored by the Rome Film Festival this year with a lifetime achievement award. Tarantino will attend the festival, which runs Oct. 14-24, and will take part in one of Rome’s “close encounter” Q&As with the local audience. “There […]

‘Home’: Film Review | Rome 2020

Jake McLaughlin plays a young con fresh out of prison and Kathy Bates his ailing mother in 'Home,' German actress Franka Potente's directing bow.

‘Tigers’ (‘Tigrar’): Film Review | Rome 2020

'Borg/McEnroe' writer Ronnie Sandahl's 'Tigers,' the true story of a soccer star who burnt out too soon, premiered at the Rome and Busan film festivals.

‘True Mothers’ (‘Asa ga Kuru’): Film Review

Celebrated Japanese director Naomi Kawase explores maternal pain in her drama about adoption, 'True Mothers' ('Asa ga Kuru').

‘My Name Is Francesco Totti’ (‘Mi chiamo Francesco Totti’): Film Review | Rome 2020

Soccer legend Francesco Totti mulls over his brilliant 24-year career as captain of the Roma team in Alex Infascelli’s engaging documentary portrait, 'My Name Is Francesco Totti' ('Mi chiamo Francesco Totti').

Pope Francis Documentary ‘Francesco’ Unveils Trailer (Exclusive)

Featuring unprecedented access to Pope Francis, Evgeny Afineevsky's film is set to have its world premiere at the Rome Film Festival on Oct. 21 and its North American premiere at the Savannah Film Festival on Oct. 25.

Andrei Konchalovsky Wants People to Attend His Film’s Screenings “Without Popcorn”

Andrei Konchalovsky, the Russian director of 'The Sin,' a biopic about renowned 16th century Italian artist Michelangelo, says his film is "quiet" and requires viewers' special attention.

Viola Davis Defends Marvel, DC Storytelling: “Art Lives in That World of Imagination”

Viola Davis on Saturday night spoke on topics ranging from storytelling to inclusion at a celebratory event where she received the Rome Film Fest’s lifetime achievement award.

Rome Film Fest: ‘Santa Subito’ Wins Top Prize

Alessandro Piva took home the Rome Film Fest’s top prize at the festival’s conclusion on Saturday. His latest film, the documentary 'Santa Subito,' was honored with the BNL People’s Choice Award, based on audience votes.

Rome Film Fest: Wes Anderson, Frances McDormand Celebrate Bill Murray

Rome Film Fest kicked off with a bang with an award ceremony honoring Bill Murray with its lifetime achievement award Saturday.

‘The Jesus Rolls’: Film Review | Rome 2019

THR review: In 'The Jesus Rolls,' writer-director-star John Turturro revives his outré bowler Jesus Quintana from 'The Big Lebowski' in a comic road movie co-starring Bobby Cannavale, Audrey Tautou and Susan Sarandon.

Rome Film Fest to Premiere John Turturro’s Big Lebowski Spinoff ‘The Jesus Rolls’

John Turturro’s new film 'The Jesus Rolls' will have its world premiere at the Rome Film Fest.