Filming Italy dedicates this year’s edition to women in the industry

Feb 10, 2020 268

BY: SILVIA GIUDICI

“This is a very special edition — we have more films, more tv-shows—  but mostly, this edition is dedicated to women: actresses, screen-players, directors. Only 10% of all the productions have women on top levels, so there are still a lot of things to do. And one of the messages of this festival is actually this: give a budget to a woman director, trust them!” Tiziana Rocca opened the fifth edition of Filming Italy with a strong and passionate speech about women, dedicated in particular to those working in the film industry.

The artistic director took the stage of the Harmony Gold Theater in West Hollywood to present and award this year’s guests: “I am very happy that the fifth edition of Filming Italy – Los Angeles is dedicated to women, not only those of  in yesterday and today's Italian cinema, but to all women who fight daily for their identity, with strength and courage.

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SOURCE: https://italoamericano.org

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