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The Gelsomina Mural – Piazzetta Gabena

Friday, September 5th, 2014

The Beautiful mural of Gelsomina – from La Strada (played by Federico Fellini’s wife Giulietta Massini) grabs your attention in PIazzetta Gabena, in the Borgo San Giuliano. The mural is just one of many painted for the biennial Festa de Borg

Via Roma Cittá Aperta

Friday, August 29th, 2014

What’s Anna Magnani doing on a street sign in Rimini? Of course, you could reply that this amazing Italian actress deserves street signs across Italy (and you’d be right), but there’s a specific link with Rimini.

Fellini Quotes Around the Market

Monday, July 28th, 2014

If you walk around the streets surrounding Rimini’s central covered market, you’ll see some great photos and quotes from Fellini’s Amarcord, a film particularly close to the city’s heart.

Rimini’s Changing Street Names

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

As you walk along the lungomare of Rimini, you’ll see that many of the sidestreets carry the names of films by Rimini’s Maestro Federico Fellini – including Via Amarcord, Via Roma, and the wonderfully suggestive Via le Notti di Cabiria. The street signs are accompanied by the original movie posters, making it worth a stroll […]

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 Local cinemas with individual styles and idiosyncracies have been replaced by the big out-of-town multiplexes – giant anonymous screens where […]

Gradisca – this friday in Rimini

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

The annual launch to the summer season, the Gradisca festival, ran into bad luck last weekend when poor weather conditions hit the whole of Northern Italy. A decision was made to move the festival back a week, so now it will take place this coming Friday night 26th June. The festival is one of those […]

Federico Fellini’s bookshelves

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

Although it’s become almost de rigeur online, through networks like Facebook, to let people know what you’re reading, the practice of examining someone’s bookshelves to try to get a glimpse of their personality has always been popular. Stroll into someone’s house, and on their bookshelves you’ll get an open display of their curiosities, passions, and […]

New restored print of Fellini’s Amarcord

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Some good news: there’s a new re-mastered print of Federico Fellini’s masterpiece Amarcord, winner of the 1974 Oscar for best foreign film, as well as a Golden Globe and various other prizes.  The film is perhaps the most personal of all Fellini’s works, and centre’s very much on his youth growing up in Rimini during […]

More redevelopment plans – Belgian architect Julien De Smedt

Friday, July 25th, 2008

Just as the plans for the redevelopment of the seafront from Piazzale Kennedy to Piazzale Marvelli (ex-Tripoli) outlined by London Architects Foster & Partners, use Federico Fellini as a central theme, so too do the plans outlined by Belgian Architect Julien De Smedt for the stretch from Piazzale Boscovich to Piazzale Kennedy. For example, the […]