Italy OnScreen Today - New York Film & Tv Series Fest was born in 2016 to promote the best of Italian contemporary cinema and audiovisual in New York. Produced by the Artistic Soul Association, founded and directed by Loredana Commonara. The initiative is realized thanks to the contribution of the Italian Ministry of Culture with the support of the Italian Institute of Culture of New York, Italian General Consulate, in collaboration with Rai Cinema, Roma Lazio Film Commission, Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of New York, Stony Brook University, New York University. Italy on screen today has already received great appreciation from the audience and press in New York, and Miami and Orlando special edition too: the program carefully and newly curated in details and in its quality: US premieres, great authors, young directing promises, documentary, animation and Tv Series, the most iconic faces in cinema, alongside the insights thought the meet&greet with the press and our guests. The showcase is organized by an Italian-American committee. The Italian organizing committee formed by specialists in the sector, will be joined by a local committee. Guests of past editions: directors Marco Bellocchio, Luca Guadagnino, Saverio Costanzo, Cristina Comencini, Gabriele Muccino, Paola Randi, and Carlo Carlei, first-time directors Lorena Luciano, Filippo Piscopo, Andrea Pellizzer, Michele Diomà, actor Pierfrancesco Favino, actress and director Valeria Golino, actor and director Sergio Castellitto, actresses Paola Cortellesi, Rosario Dawson and Chloe Sevigny, the Academy Award winners James Ivory, Vittorio Storaro, Paul Haggis, Bobby Moresco, the Academy nominee Julie Taymor, the novelist André Aciman and the screenwriter Simona Nobile, producer Allan Arkush, casting directors Margery Simkin and Lilia Hartmann Trapani, Italian Minister of Culture Dario Franceschini, coordinator of MigrArti project Paolo Masini, Andrea Bartoli representative of the Community of Sant'Egidio to the UN, William Pace President of the World Federalist Movement.
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