We’re excited to announce that the 69th Taormina Film Festival will showcase a wealth of incredible films, premieres and masterclasses. With over 60 films showing across multiple theatres, we invite you to browse the programme below for the highlights, events and show times.
In a benefit for the Luciano Pavarotti Foundation. The evening will feature Placido Domingo, Vittorio Grigolo and other stars and luminaries of both the operatic and pop world that were friends and colleagues of Luciano Pavarotti.
Director: Giorgio Amato
Cast: Gianmarco Tognazzi, Ilenia Pastorelli, Stefano Pesce, Francesco Pannofino, Morena Gentile
Director: James Mangold
Cast: Harrison Ford, Mads Mikkelsen, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Antonio Banderas, Boyd Holbrook
Director: A.V. Rockwell
Cast: Teyana Taylor, Josiah Cross, William Catlett, Aaron Kingsley Adetola
Comedy in Film
A gala evening curated by Bella Thorne featuring short films directed by celebrity talent and influencers including Bella Thorne, Nina Dobrev, Khaby Lame, Jacqueline Fernandes, and many more.
Director: Francesco Cinquemani
Cast: Alec Baldwin, William Baldwin, Valeria Marini, Mia McGovern Zaini, Soraya Azzabi, Elva Trill
The New Generation: Film and the Role of Social Media.
Directors: Massimiliano Bruno, Edoardo Leo
Cast: Edoardo Leo, Massimiliano Bruno, Anna Foglietta, Renato Carpentieri, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Giuseppe Battiston, Neri Marcorè, Anna Ferzetti, Ricky Memphis, Claudia Pandolfi, Rocco Papaleo, Giovanni Storti and Massimo Wertmüller, Marco Bonini, Sara Baccarini, Liliana Fiorelli
Director: Eddie Alcazar
Cast: Stephen Dorff, Moises Arias, Jason Genao, Karrueche Chan, Mike O Hearn, Emily Willis, Scott Bakula, Bella Thorne
Divinity will be preceded by the short film The Vandal
Director: Lisa Cortes
Cast: Tom Jones, Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, Little Richard, Nile Rodgers
The Transformation of Film through Costume Design
Cast: Johnny Depp, Maïwenn, Pierre Richard, Melvil Poupaud
A gala evening celebration
Director: Roberto Andò
Cast: Salvatore Ficarra, Valentino Picone, Toni Servillo
A Life of Collaboration