Haggis to emcee festival

Ischia Global Film & Music event preps Cannes presentation

Paul Haggis will be emcee at the Ischia Global Film & Music Fest, which will run July 11-18 on the Italian isle.

Haggis, who has just wrapped production on thriller “Next Three Days,” starring Russell Crowe, will attend the presentation of the fest, which is headed by Pascal Vicedomini, at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Italian Pavilion.

The eighth edition of Ischia Global will feature a Social Cinema Forum dedicated to promoting values for young people in film, organized by producer Trudie Styler. Helmers Joel Schumacher and Lina Wertmuller, plus scribes Bobby Moresco and Valerio Massimo Manfredi, are also set to make the trek.

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