The ICFF Italian Contemporary Film Festival at the Lavazza IncluCity Festival returns to the Distillery District from June 27 to July 21 with special events, premieres and live performances.
ICFF Italian Contemporary Film Festival
June 27, 2023 to July 21, 2023
Distillery District | Toronto ON
This year, the initiative will dedicate a special tribute to an icon of global fashion: the stylist and entrepreneur, Anna Fendi with an exclusive In Conversation with… and Gala Dinner. On this occasion, Anna Fendi will be accepting the ICFF Lifetime Achievement Award for her illustrious career, her paramount role in the success and expansion of Fendi, and her contribution to international cinema.
Launching the festival’s celebrations, ICFF presents an exclusive Opening Night with the Special Screening of Freaks Out by Gabriele Mainetti accompanied by a captivating showcase from the Royal Canadian International Circus.
Closing the festivities at the Distillery District will be the North American Premiere of Diabolik: Ginko Attacks directed by the Manetti brothers, starring Hollywood star Giacomo Gianniotti and Italy’s Miriam Leone, both in attendance at the festival. The film is the second episode in the Diabolik series featuring the beloved Italian comic superhero, as he and his partner-in-crime navigate thrilling challenges and face the supervillain Inspector Ginko.
On July 13, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to host in its gallery, award-winning Italian actor, director and screenwriter Michele Placido (La Piovra, Big Business). Details on this special event will be made available as they develop.
Supported by the Embassy of Italy in Canada, the Consulate General of Italy in Toronto and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto.