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Renzo Rossellini Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at Locarno Film Festival

Locarno Film Festival organizers said Thursday they will honor Italian filmmaker and director Renzo Rossellini with a lifetime achievement award .

The award ceremony will be held in August at the Piazza Grande in the Swiss town 12 followed by a screening of Federico Fellini’s La città delle donne (City of Women , 1980), produced by Rossellini. August 12 Rossellini, half-sister of Italy Actress Isabella Rossellini , will participate in the festival panel discussion.

“As a producer for leading filmmakers such as Federico Fellini, Lina Wertmüller, Werner Herzog and Francis Ford Coppola, but also as an assistant director (his father Roberto and others, Fran François Truffaut and Claude Chabrol) and the director himself, Renzo Rossellini never ceased to pass on his film knowledge to students and The passion and commitment of the fans,” said the Locarno Film Festival.

Giona A. Nazzaro, Artistic Director of the Locarno Film Festival: Modern Cinema. His love of film came from his family and has stayed with him throughout his life. With impeccable intuition and passion, he leaves a deep and lasting mark. Today, celebrating filmmakers like Renzo Rossellini is a way of paying homage to what is most precious about cinema itself. “

Locarno’s Lifetime Honor was established at 12. Previous Winners include Harrison Ford (1980), Alain Delon (76 ), Jacqueline Bisset (2012), Harvey Keitel (2013) , Dario Argento (2016), and Matt Dillon (2022).

independent film pioneer Harmony Korine will also be at the Locarno Film Festival Received the Pardo d’onore Manor Honorary Leopard Award for “Outstanding Achievement in Cinema”.

No. 76 Festival will be held from August 2nd to August. 1980.




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