(ANSA) – NAPLES, 01 JUL – To celebrate the twentieth birthday of the Ischia Global Festival, which will be held from 10 to 17 July, an edition full of international stars and darlings of Italian cinema and music is announced.
Opening the long list of guests will be the English director Joe Wright, author of Cyrano: he receives the “Ischia Luchino Visconti Legend Award” dedicated to the great master who chose the green island as his residence. The award will be given to him on Sunday 10 July during the inaugural gala at the Regina Isabella Resort & Spa.
The highly anticipated Anglo-American actor Andrew Garfield, who will receive the Ischia Legend Award on Saturday 16 July, closes a week full of events, which as by now tradition brings the world showbiz to the Gulf of Naples.
Protagonist of the new Hollywood among his most beloved films De Parnassian, The Social Network, 99 Holmes, Silence, Hacksaw Ridge, Spider-Man and recently of The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Tick Tock Boom with second Oscar nomination.
Waiting for the official program, many appearances have already been announced during the seven days of the festival, from the American actress and singer Haley Bennett (Cyrano), to the Italian Lorenzo Zurzolo (Eo), from the Polish maestro Jerzy Skolimowski (Ischia Truman Capote award, fresh from Grand Jury Prize in Cannes with the film Eo) to his American colleague Paul Feig. Among the Italians, Nino Frassica (King of comedy) will be awarded.
The festival, produced and founded by Pascal Vicedomini, chaired for the 2022 edition by the Irish director Jim Sheridan and the English producer Trudie Styler, honorary president Tony Renis, is realized with the support of the DG Cinema and Audiovisual of the MiC and the Campania Region and is promoted by the Ischia international art academy together with Riflessi Tatatu RS Productions and Givova, Banca Ifs and MedMar. For the public, free screenings in the cinemas of Ischia Porto and Forio, with previews and reviews of the best titles of the season (ANSA).
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Ischia Global Festival