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Rimini screens world broadcast of ‘The Age of Stupid’

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Rimini is just one of the many cities worldwide that will be linking up with New York this evening to show a special Global Premier screening of the new film The Age of Stupid, directed by Franny Armstrong – whose documentaries include McLibel (credited with helping effect a sea-change of opinion about the American fast-food […]

Sydney Lummet to be awarded the 2009 Fellini Prize

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

Sydney Lumet becomes the fourth director to receive the Fellini Prize, an annual award presented in Rimini by the Fellini Foundation to both honour the world’s most important film directors, and at the same time comemorate the late great Federico Fellini. Lumet, who started his career as film director back in 1957 (with the classic […]

Ferragosto – an Italian Holiday

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Ferragosto, the 15th of August, is one of Italy’s most important and most cherished holidays. It has its origins in antiquity, and has changed and evolved over the centuries, but as Gianni Di Gregorio’s wonderful film Pranzo di Ferragosto illustrated so powerfully, the Italian who finds him/herself working or away from family on this summer […]

Oscar winner proposes new look for Fellini Cinema

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Cinema in Rimini, the birthplace of the late-great Federico Fellini, in terms of the physical buildings used to project films, has undergone much the same dramatic shift as seen in cities across the western world. Local cinemas with individual styles and idiosyncracies have been replaced by the big out-of-town multiplexes – giant anonymous screens where […]

Riccardo Scamarcio dj’s for a night in Rimini

Saturday, August 1st, 2009

Italy’s hottest heart-throb, actor Riccardo Scamarcio takes some time off from the shooting of his latest film l’Uomo Nero – directed by Sergio Rubini, and co-starring Scamarcio’s partner Valeria Golino – to come to Rimini to dj for a night. Scamarcio will be taking to the decks in one of Rimini’s longest established and famous […]

5 recent great Italian films you may have missed

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

Last year’s Cannes film festival spotlighted Italian cinema with two big films in competition, Paolo Sorrentino’s biopic of Giulio Andreotti Il Divo and the international hit adaptation of Roberto Saviano’s crime book Gomorrah . Two great films that have hadsome of the  international success they deserve. Every year, though, there are plenty of top-notch Italian films that […]