Dedicated to Vittorio Gassman, in the year of the centenary, the seventeenth edition of the “Los Angeles, Italy – Festival of Film, Fashion and the Arts” promoted by the Capri Institute in the world with DG Cinema of the Ministry of Culture, Intesa Sanpaolo and the sponsorship of MAECI with the Consulate General and the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles .
A retrospective of the “star of performance” will be devoted to Italian cinema and theater with some of the titles he interprets in the history of cinema. Gassmann was directed by Italian masters Mario Monicelli, Dino Rizzi, Ettore Scola, Vittorio De Sica, Francesco Rosi and Luigi Magni, and international directors such as Saslavsky, Foster, Shane, Louis, Leonard, Fedor, Rapper, Fleischer, Young and Altman. Reynolds, Mazursky, Renee, Delvaux, Zanussi, Levinson. “We are delighted to organize this tribute to an Italian genius who has seduced the world with talent and magic,” announced Italian-American screenwriter and director Bobby Moresco (Oscar winner for Crash), a festival board member with producers Mark and Dorothy Canton, to Marina Secogna, Franco Nero, and Tony Raines. and Oscar winners Alessandro Bertolazi, Dante Ferretti, Francesca Lo Schiavo and Nick Vallelonga, and to former Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaac.
Founded and produced by Pascal Vidomeni, the festival has preceded the Oscars night since its first edition in 2006, quickly propelling Italian supremacy in the figurine race and to the global film industry champions stopping at the event in the most anticipated week of showbiz.
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