ROME -- The Locarno Film Festival will fete Gallic auteur Leos Carax with its Swisscom Leopard of Honor for career achievement.
ROME -- Jessica Alba, Dianna Agron ("Glee") and Jean Reno are among guests expected at the 42nd Giffoni Film Festival, the tyke-skewed event that opens July 14 with the Italo launch of Fox's "Ice…
ROME -- The Venice Film Festival is celebrating the 80th year since its first edition with a retro of vintage titles from its archives, some of which are the only copies of pluriprized pics.
An Italian prosecutor on Monday asked a Milan court to sentence Silvio Berlusconi to 44 months in jail on fraud charges connected to multimillion-dollar Hollywood deals inked by his Mediaset TV…
ROME -- Sophia Loren will be feted by Italy's Taormina Film Festival, which is being transformed from a mostly arthouse showcase to a populist event dedicated to global comedies.
Countering the notion that cinemagoing is recession-proof, box office returns are getting battered in countries hardest-hit by the deepening Eurozone crisis.
New topper puts spotlight on global laugh links
While Taormina is playing up its new populist appeal through comedies, it is also boasting an educational bent.
ROME -- Rupert Murdoch's satcaster Sky Italia is launching Sky Arte HD, Italy's first channel dedicated to art and culture, on Nov. 1.
ROME -- The Italian government has appointed a new media watchdog and changed top management at pubcaster RAI as the post-Berlusconi media landscape takes shape.
ROME -- Italy's Ischia Global Film and Music Festival is upping its profile with a bevy of Hollywood pics, including Fox's 3D fantasy-actioner "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter," and boatloads of…