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TIFF 17 Reveals First Gala & Special Presentation Titles

TIFF 17 Reveals First Gala & Special Presentation Titles

Featuring premieres from filmmakers including Hany Abu-Assad, Haifaa Al Mansour, Darren Aronofsky, George Clooney, Guillermo del Toro, Richard Eyre, Stephen Frears,Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Greta Gerwig, Craig Gillespie, David Gordon Green, MahamatSaleh Haroun, Angelina Jolie, Anurag Kashyap, Mélanie Laurent, Sebastián Lelio, Ben Lewin, Martin McDonagh, Hansal Mehta, Olivier Nakache, Alexander Payne, Angela Robinson, Andy Serkis, Eric […]

NOI E LA GIULIA – Wins 4th Annual ICFF People’s Choice Award

Festival played host to Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Mischa Barton and Andrea Iervolino among others TORONTO – The Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) wrapped its fourth year with a star studded awards ceremony and gala attended by over 1000 guests at The Ritz-Carlton in Toronto on June 19, 2015. As part of the closing night […]

ICFF 15 – THE HUMBLING Review

by Deborah Kirshner for FILMbutton Imagine you are an actor who has spent a lifetime making someone else’s fiction real. Now imagine that this fiction was created by the writing team of Woody Allen, Tennessee Williams and William Shakespeare with Phillip Roth hovering in the background and you will begin to understand the predicament of […]

ICFF 15 Opening Night

ICFF 15 Opening Night

The 2015 Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) opening at TIFF Bell Lightbox on Thursday, June 11, 2015 with the film L’Oriana directed by Marco Turco who was in attendance. After the opening segment, Artistic Director Cristiano Deflorentiis introduces the program. On the stage is many of the ICFF staff including Managing Director Maurizio Magnifico who […]

ICFF 15 – THE HUMBLING

First Festival Screening – June 15 @ 3:30pm Cinema Cartier Quebec City The Humbling is a black comedy about Simon Axler. He is a successful actor who takes a tumble from the stage while performing Shakespeare. He suffers from mental illness and has trouble differentiating between reality and fantasy, which ultimately leads him to retire […]

THE HUMBLING Released in Theatres & VOD Simultaneously

Film Synopsis: An aged and addled actor has his world turned upside down after he embarks upon an affair with an old friend’s daughter who happens to have had a ‘crush’ on him for year’s as well as being an lesbian. The film is an adaptation of the Philip Roth novel. The screenplay was written […]