News 20222023-11-21T09:39:55+01:00

A mystery named Cormac McCarthy

5 December 2023|

A masterclass by Adrian Wootton on the world-class author of the novel Blood Meridian and other contemporary masterpieces was held at IULM. An article by Zoe Benatti

Coben, Tarantino, and third-millennium noir

8 December 2022|

An edition that takes its rightful place in the history of the genre, thanks to an array of remarkable film figures and literary lights

Piove wins the 2022 Caligari Prize

8 December 2022|

The film by Paolo Strippoli earns the award for Best Italian Noir Film. Cinecittà News confers a Special Mention on Una femmina by Francesco Costabile

Light and shadows

8 December 2022|

Two female authors present their latest novels at the Rizzoli Bookshop: Cinzia Bomoll, with La ragazza che non c’era, and Marìa Oruña, with Lo que la marea esconde. An article by Ariel Conta

You don’t say ‘no’ to Scerbanenco

7 December 2022|

Paolo Bacilieri, the artist behind the poster for the 2022 Noir in Festival, presented his new graphic novel, Venere Privata, based on Scerbanenco’s first novel featuring Duca Lamberti. The poster was a commission he couldn’t refuse. Article by Ariel Conta

Mythologies and miracles

6 December 2022|

At the Rizzoli Bookshop, Gianfranco Giagni, curator of the Italian edition, and filmmaker Davide Ferrario talk about The Unthinking Lobster, aka Miracolo a Hollywood, a play by Orson Welles. Article by Vittoria Villa

A Brasher Doubloon goes to Harlan Coben

5 December 2022|

On the day Italy’s highest honor for lifetime achievement by a master of the literary thriller and noir genre, the Raymond Chandler Award, goes to Harlan Coben, the Festival has released the statement

Quentin, such sweet memories

5 December 2022|

Photo by Aldo Umicini Davide Rapp and Michele Boroni re-evoke a heady season: the 1992 Noir in Festival and the revelation of Tarantino and his Reservoir Dogs in competition that year. The evening event this year celebrated that edition and ended with a message for Noir from the filmmaker, now firmly installed in the movie hall of fame. An article by Vittoria Villa