The "Excellence Award" of the 18th edition of "Los Angeles, Italy - Film, Fashion and Art festival".
Recognition that will also go to Ferzan Ozpetek and Frank Grillo during the event promoted by the Istituto Capri in the world with the support of the Dg Cinema of the Ministry of Culture and Intesa Sanpaolo.
The awards to the Italian director who signed one of the seven episodes of the all-female collective work ("Unspoken" with Margherita Buy) will be presented at the Hollywood Chinese Theater on March 5th.
"A double award for two extraordinary women: Maria Sole, established author of our cinema - announces Tony Renis, honorary president of the festival which traditionally celebrates Italian excellence on the eve of the Oscars - and Sofia, international star in the front row for just causes, running for the Oscar alongside the likes of Rihanna and Lady Gaga."Applause"
"Tell It Like a Woman" (produced by ILBE by Andrea Iervolino and Lady Monika Bacardi with We do it Together by Chiara Tilesi and Lucas Akoskin) will be screened on March 3 at the UN headquarters, to highlight the themes of the fight against gender violence and women's empowerment, in collaboration with UN Women, in the year of the Italian vice-presidency of the major UN agency on women's rights.
In the program of LA, Italy, with the sponsorship of the MAECI, the Consulate General and the Italian Cultural Institute, there is also a tribute to Lina Wertmuller, the first director nominated for an Oscar, and to Giancarlo Giannini.