Jul 03, 2012
By Michael Kramer
Organizers say the inaugural Italian Contemporary Film Festival was a major success.
Ticket sales exceeded 90% at the festival’s three venues: the TIFF Bell Lightbox, the Royal Cinema and the AMC Interchange in Vaughan.
The six-day festival featured a lineup of 16 film premieres representing the best in new Italian cinema.
Hundreds of fans attended galas for the opening and for the closing night..which was held on the grounds of the Italian Consulate, decorated in honour of Woody Allen’s newest film “TO ROME WITH LOVE.”
The festival provides a showcase for the best in new Italian cinema celebrating the diversity of Italian culture.