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Ischia Film Festival tributes Luchino Visconti 40 years after his death

Posted in Festival history - Fourteenth edition 2016

The fourteenth edition of Ischia Film Festival will open with “La terra trema” and a showcase about his sets.

3 LIschia Film Festival omaggia Luchino Visconti[Ischia, 17 March 2016] Today, 17 March, is the fourtyth anniversary of Master Luchino Visconti's death, whose ashes, from 2003, are in his villa “La Colombaia” in Forio d’Ischia. He decided to elect the island to his soul place; in memory of this Ischia Film Festival on 25  June will open the fourteenth edition of the festival with one of the masterpieces by this great director: “La terra trema”. Film critic Boris Sollazzo will introduce, in the historic parade ground at the Aragonese Castle, the film completely set in Aci Trezza, based on “I Malavoglia” by Verga. To support the projection there will be the showcase "The First Visconti: Ossessione and La Terra Trema, movie sets" edited by Antonio Maraldi and the City of Cesena Cinema Centre.
– declared Ischia Film Festival patron Michelangelo Messina. – <> continued Messina.
The fourteenth edition of Ischia Film Festival will take place in the beautiful scenaries of the Aragonese Castle from 25 June to 2 July 2016.

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