Protagonists: Gina Lollobrigida | Moran Atias | Nolan Funk |Patrizia Fersurella | Angela Prudenzi
The opening day of the 4th edition of Filming Italy presents three screening, all of them american previews, from 4pm at Istituto Italiano di Cultura:
At 7pm the inaugural nigh with Gina Lollobrigida, Honorary President of Filming Italy Los Angeles with the creators and planners of the Festival, Tiziana Rocca e Valeria Rumori.
We will assign the Filming Italy Best Tv Series Award to Moran Atias awarded by Giorgio Viaro, Best Movie director and the Filming Italy Young Spotlight Award to Nolan Funk.
Istituto Italiano di Cultura, LA (11.00-14.00 |18.00-21.00)
I protagonisti: Claudia Cardinale| Randy Haberkamp |Lazio Innova | Cristina Priarone | Steven Gaydos | The Harmonist | Salvatore Esposito | Marisa Tomei | Ray Liotta
To Claudia Cardinale will be dedicated the day of January 30th with the screening of The Pink Panther by Blake Edwards (1964) in which, with Peter Sellers and David Niven, she is the young princess Dala stole from her huge diamond.
Tribute to Raoul Bova, with the screening of the sixth episode of the acclaimed series I Medici – Lorenzo il Magnifico 2, streamed on Rai1 in which Bova is Papa Sisto IV.
Omaggio a Raoul Bova, con la proiezione del sesto episodio della fortunata serie I Medici - Lorenzo Magnifico 2, andata in onda su Rai1, in cui Bova è Papa Sisto IV.
During the night Claudia Cardinale will be awarded with The Harmonist 2nd Annual Excellence Award assigned by Lola Tillyaeva: “the harmonist is a new frontier for Luxury Retail and for sure one fancy new world to visit fro the most passionate perfume lovers” declares Peter Gladel CEO of Beauty and Luxury. “The Harmonist is honored to join Filming Italy. We are excited to celebrate the beauty of italian cinema. I will be then assigned the Filming Italy Best Career Award and the IIC Los Angeles Creativity Award of Istituto Italiano di Cultura Los Angeles, as recognition for the italian excellence and creativity appreciated all over the world. The award is an original handmade price made purposely for the Institute by the renowned artist and stylist Emilio Cavallini, inspired by the roof of the roman Pantheon.
The night will be introduced by Tiziana Rocca, Valeria Rumori and the General Consul of Italy in Los Angeles Silvia Chiave. It will follow a presentation by Randy Haberkamp of the Academy of motion picture Arts and Sciences of Los Angeles. Steven Gaydos, VP and Executiv Editor of Variety will collect the Filming Italy Award assigned during the first Edition of Filming Italy Sardegna Festival last June at Forte Village.
The actor Salvatore Esposito, one of the protagonist of the acclaimed tv series Gomorra, will receive the IIC Los Angeles Creativity Award.
Then it will be presented the invitation to tender to “Lazio Cinema International” through which the Regione Lazio has produced and co-produced important national and international cinematographic achievements.
At the end of the awards ceremony it will be screened as american preview, the successful italian film La befana vien di notte by Michele Soavi with Paola Cortellesi.
Harmony Gold Theater (18.00-21.00)
Closing ceremony with Giulio Base, Raoul Bova and Gina Lollobrigida. At the presence of Richard E. Grant. Claudia Cardinale as Honorary guest.
The closing ceremony of the Filming Italy – Los Angeles 4th edition will take place at Harmony Gold Theatre with assignment of Filming Italy Award to Raoul Bova and a conclusive speech by Gina Lollobrigida, Honorary President of the event, and other interventions by Tiziana Rocca, Valeria Rumori and by the Consul General for Italy in Los Angeles Silvia Chiave.
After the success of the last edition of the Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica of Venezia and in the italian cinema, it will be presented in Los Angeles with an official screening by HFPA, Il banchiere anarchico di Giulio Base concluding for the 2019 Filming Italy edition.
Il banchiere anarchico is based on the novel “Racconto di Raziocinio” by Fernando Pessoa and puts on a platonic dialogue between a rich banker (Giulio Base) and an old friend (Paolo Fosso).
The film is produced by Agnus Dei Production in collaboration with Rai Cinema and the co-production of Solaria Film and AlberTeam Group and it has been distribuited in italian cinemas by Sunfilm Group.
Guests and awarded from the past editions of Filming Italy: Gina Lollobrigida, Rosario Dawson, Monica Bellucci, Abrima Erwiah, Paz Vega, Danny Huston, Vincent Spano, Oliver Stone, Valeria Golino, Riccardo Scamarcio, Cecilia Peck, Jonàs Cuaròn, Jeremy Renner, Andie MacDowell, Nat Wolff, Zack Peck, Lola Karimova, Spike Lee e David Cronenberg.
Filming Italy is produced and arranged by Tiziana Rocca Agnus Dei with Valeria Rumori, Istituto Italiano di Cultura Los Angeles, under the allowance of the Italian General Consul in Los Angeles, supported by Direzione Cinema del MiBAC, LAZIO INNOVA, and ANICA.
Sponsor: The Harmonist, Damilano, Sunfilm Group, Obicà.
Media Partner: Best Movie, Box Office, Cinecittanews.it, Film4Life, FRED Film Radio, Variety.
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