With more than sixty guests, and 230 screenings including previews and reviews, Capri is once again the island of international cinema: the 27th edition of “Capri, Hollywood – The International FilmFestival” kicks off Dec. 26 with special dedications to Peppino di Capri and director Liliana Cavani (90 years old on Jan. 12), who will be the star of the final evening at Naples’ Teatro Mercadante on Jan. 2.
The event organized by the Capri in the World Institute is promoted with the support of the MiC (Dg Cinema), the Campania Region with the sponsorship of the Italian Red Cross, Nuovo Imaie, and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean.
“In a decidedly delicate year,” explains producer and founder Pascal Vicedomini, “Capri Hollywood 2022 wants to propose a different formula: in fact, it will be a sober, intense, committed festival. That is why the subtitle chosen is ‘Cinema, love and solidarity.”
The screenings will all be free and will be held between the Auditorium in Capri and the Cinema Paradiso in Anacapri (70), on the Mymovies.it and Eventive.org platforms (160 digital screenings). Official opening Tuesday, Dec. 27 (4 p.m.) with the Italian Army Band Awards Ceremony, which will receive the Capri Humanitarian Award. Terry Gilliam is chairman 2022, Noa honorary chairman along with Tony Renis, among international guests Bobby Moresco and Frank Grillo (Lamborghini), Jerzy Skolimowski, and Bille August. Among the Italians honored: Michele Placido, Mario Martone, Luca Barbareschi.