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Gina Gershon president of Ischia Global Film & Music

The American actress Gina Gershon, Woody Allen’s latest muse, will be the president of the 19th edition of the Ischia Global Film & Music Festival, which will be held from 18 to 25 July 2021. Gershon, protagonist of the film ‘Rifkin’s Festival’, already awarded in 2009 on the green island, it will be joined by Piero Chiambretti.

‘An extraordinary couple of hosts who will safely welcome the world to Ischia by collecting the ideal’ relay ‘with the Cannes festival – announces Marina Cicogna, co-founder of the event – Gina Gershon is a very talented artist and a friend. From your first meeting with the Ischia Global festival you have become an authentic testimonial in Hollywood of our event. Her adhesion is a very strong signal and confirms that this will be the festival of rebirth and that the spotlight of showbiz will return to light up soon on Ischia and Italy. Special thanks to Piero Chiambretti for joining our team with enthusiasm after receiving the King of Comedy award in 2020 ”.

    Among the films that made the Californian Gershon, one of the most popular American actresses’ Showgirls’ by Paul Verhoeven, ‘Bound – Turbido deception’ by the Wachowski brothers, ‘Face / Off – Two faces of a murderer’, ‘Insider – Behind the truth ‘,’ Driven ‘.

    ” Already last year we demonstrated that we know how to organize a festival in perfect safety, bringing cinema back to cinemas in compliance with anti-Covid regulations – recalls Cicogna – And we are naturally already projected towards July, with enthusiasm and optimism, supported by the great pace of the vaccination campaign in the area ”. The Global festival founded and directed by Pascal Vicedomini, is organized with the Ischia International Art Academy and the support of the DG Cinema and Audiovisuals of the MiC and the Campania Region, honorary presidents are the producers Trudie Styler and Tony Renis. At the Global festival 2021, screenings of films and documentaries, short films selected through the FilmFreeway.com platform, forums, exhibitions and the tribute to the artists of the year will be scheduled, with the usual supervision of the Italian Red Cross. Photo Gigi Iorio/ News Press

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