Special guest George Romero at the Lucca Film Festival and Europa Cinema 2016

George Romero (1)Press release

A complete retrospective and a major exhibition dedicated to the American Master of Horror

George A. Romero, the American director and screenwriter, the master of gruesome horror films, is the first guest of honor of the Lucca Film Festival and Europa Cinema 2016, taking place from the 3rd to the 10th of April in the Tuscan cities of Lucca and Viareggio. A complete film retrospective and a major exhibition will be dedicated to the Director, Writer & Editor of horror cult movies such as Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead and The Crazies.

I am really looking forward to meeting my fans at your wonderful Film Festival and in the meanwhile Stay Scared!”, stated Maestro Romero.

The Lucca Film Festival and Europa Cinema Europe directed by Nicola Borrelli, is one of the key events organized Read more

Experimental Short-Films competition

Created in 2005 Lucca Film Festival is an annual festival exhibition celebrating and promoting experimental cinema.

Throughout the years acclaimed guests such as Peter Greenaway, Paolo Taviani, Tsai Ming Liang, Abel Ferrara, Jonas Mekas, Michael Snow, Lou Castel, Umberto Lenzi, Kenneth Anger, Boris Lehman, Adolpho Arrietta, Robert Cahen, Antoni Padros and Paolo Gioli have been hosted by the event.

The twelfth edition of the festival will take place on April 2016 and the short film competition will be judged by an international Jury that will be composed of prominent directors, critics and experts in the field of experimental cinema.



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