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Italy / Nudes, the new series by Laura Luchetti

Italian film-maker Laura Luchetti is directing a new series called Nudes. Filming began in Italy’s Emilia Romagna region, with principal locations in Casalecchio di Reno, San Giovanni in Persiceto and Bologna. Produced by BIM Produzione and RAI Fiction for RAI Play, Nudes is an Italian remake of a Norwegian series of the same name exploring …

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Italy / 26th MedFilm Festival

The theme of the 26th MedFilm Festival was “a new way of being together.” All the selected films were available on the Mymovies platform from November 9th to 15th. This year’s festival featured 70 films from 30 different countries – 38 of them being screened in Italy for the first time. The official competition, for …

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Italy / New restrictions with the closure of cinemas

Since October 26th all cinemas, theatres, sports halls and swimming pools have been closed in Italy, and will have to remain closed until November 24th, following new restrictions to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte explained that these measures were necessary to avoid a 2nd lockdown. Their aim: “to keep the contagion …

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France – Italy / L’Ombra di Caravaggio and L’Agnello, the latest Franco-Italian productions

At the end of September L’Ombra di Caravaggio began shooting in Naples, written, directed and performed by Michele Placido. Once filming is completed in Naples, the crew will move on to Rome, then around Viterbo, Arricia, Frascati and Malta. L’Ombra is about the life of the 16th century Italian painter, Michelangelo Merisi. The cast is …

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Italy / Programming for the 14th IFF

The 14th Integrazione Film Festival will run from October 20th to 24th. Through the selected films, the IFF highlights stories of migration and integration. The 14th IFF has two categories: an international competition for documentariesan international competition for short drama films This year’s IFF is special for several reasons. It was due to take place …

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Italy – Malta / Il Quinto Sapore (Umami) being filmed

Il Quinto Sapore (Umami) (The Fifth Flavour – Umami) is a comedy directed by Angelo Frezza. It features Karin Proia, Angelo Orlando, Daphne Scoccia and Antonella Laganà. The film is about a magazine editor, Anna, and a food critic, Alessandro. They have been working together for ten years but haven’t spoken to each other since …

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Europe / Nominations for the PRIX EUROPA 2020

The EUROPA Prize was founded in 1987 by the European Parliament, the European Commission and the European Cultural Foundation. This competition for outstanding European media content rewards the best European television, radio and online productions, with the aim of publicising them throughout Europe and supporting their continental distribution. This year 263 organizations submitted a total …

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