ROME -- Following a Berlin buying spree, emerging Italo film shingle Officine Ubu is branching out into exhibition with a small but significant stake in nationwide specialty loop Circuito Cinema.
Italy's Medusa Film has set the launch date of its first full-fledged international co-production: Woody Allen's "Nero Fiddled," which will world-preem in the Eternal City's Auditorium Theater on…
In a rare China-Italy co-production, Italo multi-hyphenate Maria Grazia Cucinotta ("Il Postino") has teamed up with China's Beijing Ciwen Film and TV Prods. on a romantic comedy in which she will…
ROME -- Outgoing Warner Bros. Italy topper Paolo Ferrari has been appointed prexy of the Rome Film Festival, paving the way for the probable appointment of former Venice chief Marco Mueller as Rome…
ROME -- The 65th Locarno Film Festival will offer a taste of Mexican cinema at its second Carte Blanche showcase.
ROME -- Iranian state TV on Monday trumpeted the country's first Oscar win, for Asghar Farhadi's "A Separation," as a victory against Israel, which was also competing in the foreign film category.
A Milan court on Saturday ruled a reprieve for Silvio Berlusconi, saying the statute of limitations had run out in a bribery case against the former Italian prime minister and TV-tycoon whose Teflon…
What's in a Vatican app? Until recently the Holy See's high-tech ventures -- such as iBrevary, Pope2You, and the JPII app -- have been all about prayers and pontiffs.
ROME -- Rome Film Festival prexy Gian Luigi Rondi resigned on Friday, paving the way for former Venice topper Marco Mueller to be soon appointed Rome's new artistic director.
ROME - U.S. Film critic Leonard Maltin has been recruited to head the jury at Italy's eighth Biografilm Festival, billed as a cinematic celebration of human lives.