The Eternal City's sprocket opera on its way to a major makeover.
Rome Film Festival
The rebooted Rome Film Festival has unveiled its lineup of 59 world preems comprising a wide range of arthouse, genre and edgy fare peppered with more mainstream titles and a robust U.S. presence…
Market gives young event a toehold in crowded international festival circuit
Julianne Moore will be the guest of honor at the Rome Film Festival, which has unveiled a lineup of hot titles, many by young directors, including "Last Night," "Rabbit Hole" and Jim Loach's "Oranges…
Distrib Fox Searchlight is calling Mira Nair's latest pic, "The Namesake," her most personal film to date. For her part, Nair says that the story, based on the novel by Jhumpa Lahiri, struck a nerve…
A rare case of a Napoleon biopic with a comic twist, and certainly the first set during the Gallic emperor's exile on the Tuscan island of Elba, "N (Io e Napoleone)" is just the kind of quality pic…
As Rome opens this week, there's a big question hanging over the fest: Will "Fur" fly? The fest is placing a big bet on the Diane Arbus-themed pic, which stars Nicole Kidman and Robert Downey Jr.
What happens when the City That Never Sleeps climbs in the sack with the Eternal City? Earlier this year, organizers of the Tribeca Film Festival and the nascent RomeFilmFest announced they would…
Industryites across Europe -- not just Italians -- weren't so pleased when the mighty American Film Market blitzkrieged Mifed's fall calendar slot and bumped off the old Milan mart.
True to its self-definition that it is a "festa" -- a party -- rather than another conventional film festival, the RomeFilmFest has assembled a rich mix of populist pics and more eclectic fare…