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ICFF Fact Sheet- Press Release


Fact Sheet

-Founded in 2011

-Annual festival that celebrates Italian culture and heritage through film

-Runs from June 11-19, 2015

-Takes place in Toronto, Vaughan, Mississauga, Hamilton, Montreal and Quebec City with 25,000 in attendance

-International films from six participating countries: Italy, France, U.K., Canada, Sweden and U.S.

-Opening film: L’Oriana, presented by director Marco Turco and starring Vittoria Puccini

-Closing film: Paolo Genovese’s Sei mai stata sulla luna?, presented by Italy’s Sabrina Impacciatore (The Passion of the Christ, The Last Kiss) at the TIFF Bell Lightbox on June 19, 7:30 p.m.

-28 features and 22 short films screening over nine days

-ICFF Jr. is ICFF’s annual children’s program that promotes Italian language through educational content geared to students ages 8 to 18

-ICFF Jr. runs from May 15-23, 2015

-Leading sponsors: The Ritz-Carlton Toronto, Castlepoint and Green for Life Environmental Inc.

-Major partners: TIFF, Cineplex, Cinematheque Quebecoise, Cinema Guzzo, Cinema Cartier, Ambasciata d’Italia, Consolato d’Italia a Toronto e Montreal, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Italian Trade Commission and L’Altra Italia

-ICFF is collaborating with Creativiva for entertainment at the opening and closing parties

-This year the ICFF is partnering with the Ryerson School of Fashion for the first annual fashion design competition FASHI-ON. The project supports local and emerging design talent in Toronto

Media contacts:
Ally La Mere – Publicist, ClutchPR – ally@clutchpr.com | 647.294.2559
Daniela Syrovy – President, ClutchPR – daniela@clutchpr.com | 416.319.3511

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