-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
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