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Fellinopolis – New Documentary Pays Tribute to Federico Fellini
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Fellinopolis – New Documentary Pays Tribute to Federico Fellini

The year 2020 marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Federico Fellini, one of Italy’s, if not the world’s, most celebrated filmmakers. The Italian Contemporary Film Festival based in Toronto marked the occasion by choosing Fellinopolis, Silvia Giulietti’s documentary about the work of the legendary director, as the opening film of its 2020 edition. The film also received the award for Best Documentary at ICFF 2020. Click here to see the trailer. The documentary juxtaposes never-before-seen material of the maestro at work with testimonies by some of Fellini’s most…

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In Conversation with Jennifer Robson, Author of Our Darkest Night

In Conversation with Jennifer Robson, Author of Our Darkest Night

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In Conversation with Maria Giura, author of Celibate: A Memoir

In Conversation with Maria Giura, author of Celibate: A Memoir

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