November 21, 2008

Bondi Honored with Inaugural Italian Filmmaker Award

Federico BondiThrough a $250,000 endowment provided by the Anna and John J. Sie Foundation, the Denver Film Society has established the Maria and Tommaso Maglione Italian Filmmaker Award. The award, named after Anna Sie‘s parents, recognizes emerging Italian filmmakers and reflects her deep commitment to her Italian heritage and her love of film.

The 2008 award was presented to Federico Bondi for his film Mar Nero (Black Sea).

In this podcast episode, noted film critic Robert Denerstein speaks with Bondi and Sie about Mar Nero, the state of Italian filmmaking, and the new Italian Filmmaker Award.

For more information about Mar Nero, please click here.

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