58th editon of the TAORMINA FILM FEST
Taormina Film Fest, a historic film festival, and Italy’s oldest, began in 1955. It is a competitive event screening film previews, independent features, documentaries, shorts and tributes to filmmakers of the past.
The Festival will be followed by the Nastri D’Argento award
The Taormina Film Fest, which moved permanently to Taormina in 1971, has hosted over the years many stars of international cinema: Elizabeth Taylor, Marlene Dietrich, Sofia Loren, Cary Grant, Robert De Niro, Colin Firth, Marlon Brando, Charlton Heston, Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, Tom Cruise, Melanie Griffith, Monica Bellucci, Oliver Stone and Antonio Banderas, among others.
The Festival is an “A” Festival in FIAP accreditation.
2012 Festival Sections:
• GRANDE CINEMA AT THE GREEK THEATRE
• SELECTION OF COMEDIES
• FOCUS RUSSIA
• TAORMINA ARTE AWARDS
• TAO CLASS
• CAMPUS TAORMINA
• RETROSPECTIVE OF CINEMA IN TAORMINA
• REVIEW ON THE NEW SICILIAN CINEMA