Strong figures for the festival. Countdown to its thirtieth in 2020, December 4-10.
The 29th Noir in Festival ended on a high note, with the Black Panther awarded to Brazilian filmmakers Kleber Mendonša Filho and Juliano Dornelles, while Renato De Maria and Claudio Giovannesi split the Caligari Award.
The screenwriter and investigative journalist presents Quattro piccole ostriche, a novel straight out of the Cold War. Article by Carmen Diotaiuti.
On Wednesday, December 11, on the night of the awards ceremony, the Festival will be screening The Mystery of Henri Pick by Rémi Bezanšon.
The filmmaker was handed his honorary degree by IULM president Gianni Canova: an occasion for reminiscing about his career and talking about a project for the near future. Article by Carmen Diotaiuti.
For the screening of the restored version of "The Third Man," Angela Allen, the editor’s assisant on this iconic film, was in attendance to share her memories of a number of anecdotes that only spun further legends about Orson Welles.
This evening Jonathan Lethem will receive the Brasher Doubloon, the symbol of Italy’s preeminent lifetime achievement award bestowed on a master of the literary thriller and noir genre.
The 29th Noir in Festival kicks off on Friday in a Como all dressed up for Christmas, with the program unspooling in the striking setting of the neoclassical Villa Olmo. The juries for the International Competition and the Caligari Award announced.