opening Domino by Brian De Palma and Eva Longoria

The Filming Italy Sardegna Festival chooses the Cannes Festival once again to present its prestigious guests and the program of an event that combines cinema with television and which also includes a series of conversations with characters from the entertainment world. The festival will always be directed Tiziana Rocca, who will do the honors from 13 to 16 June at the Forte Village of Cagliari and at the UCI multiplex. "The 2019 edition" – he declared – "will be in the sign of doubling and sustainability. This year the rooms will be doubled, with the Cristallo Cinema and the large Forte Village arena open to all for free. The number of films on the program is multiplying with a schedule of around 30 titles, which also includes five works chosen by Variety ".

The most important film event of the Filming Italy Sardegna Festival will be, at the beginning, the Italian preview of Domino, the film by Brian De Palma with the two star de The Throne of Swords Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is Carice van Houten. However, the great protagonist "in flesh and blood" of the inaugural day will be Eva Longoria, which we have known and adored in Desperate Housewives. We will meet her and with her we will talk about her debut behind the camera: comedy 24-7 of which she is interpreter and which she produced together with Paul Feig. The actress could not miss the presentation of the event on the Croisette.

The other illustrious guests of the Festival currently confirmed are: Francesca Archibugi, Paola Cortellesi, Riccardo Milani, Claudia Gerini, Madalina Ghenea, godmother of the solidarity evening (June 15), e Annabelle Belmondo is Catrinel Marlon, which will respectively be the godmother of the opening and closing evening.

Turning to television, the first episode of Hunt for thief will be presented in preview, the new TV series in 10 episodes produced worldwide by Viacom International Media Networks Southern and Western Europe, Middle East and Africa and Viacom International Studios Latin America.

Of note, always within the Filming Italy Sardinia Festival the sections: Conversation with (which includes meetings with talent), Accademia Academy (dedicated to young students, which this year will be 300 and will be coordinated by professor Massimo Arcangeli) and the Nanni Loy Award, designed by Antonello Sarno.

Finally, in the new edition there will be space for a competition to discover the new talents of Italian cinema entitled Notorious Project, and for two panels presented in collaboration with APA (the Audiovisual Producers Association chaired by Giancarlo Leone), DG Cinema MiBAC, Italy for Movies, ANAC, ANICA, ANEC, ITA: "Moviement: cinema doesn't go on vacation" is "The appeal of the Italian audiovisual product in the international market", in which major Italian and international producers and broadcasters will participate.

During the presentation of the Filming Italy Sardegna Festival in Cannes, the Filming Italy Award Cannes was presented to Werner Herzog, the recognition given during the most important international festivals to personalities from the world of culture and entertainment. "The Filming Italy Award was born five years ago with the intention of promoting Italian and international cinema in Italy and abroad by bringing different cultures into contact" – he declared Tiziana Rocca, creator of the award. "We are very honored to deliver it to Werner Herzog, among the greatest exponents of the New German Cinema and author of memorable works such as Aguirre, fury of God, The enigma of Kaspar Hauser, that in Cannes, in 1974, received the Grand Jury Prize, and of Fitzcarraldo, which in 1982 won the Best Director Award at the French festival ".

The second edition of the Filming Italy Sardegna Festival will also take place this year in collaboration with APA, with the general direction of Chiara Sbarigia, with the support of Forte Village and in collaboration with UCI Cinemas, and with the Patronage of the Autonomous Region of Sardinia, the Municipality of Cagliari, ANICA and the Costa Smeralda Consortium. We at will be present to give a decent coverage to the event and interview the characters present. And to tell you ours on Domino, naturally.