February 17th 2019. Los Angeles, CA.
The opening night of the Los Angeles Italia film festival organized by Pascal Vicedomini took place at the prestigious Chinese Theather on Hollywood Boulevard. Iconic actors Andy Garcia and Franco Nero were honored with the ‘LA Italian Legend Awards’.
Photo: Hayma Washington, Franco Nero, Barry Morrow and Mark Canton. Franco Nero receiving the Award.
Photo: Iginio Straffi and Andy Garcia receiving the Award.
Oscars winner Diane Warren received the ‘2019 LA Italia Humanitarian award’ for her song ‘I’ll Fight’.
Photo: Valeria Altobelli, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Silvia Chiave, Diane Warren, Chery Boone Isaacs, Dorothy Canton and Vanessa Hessler
Michael Imperioli from ‘Sopranos’ was honored at ‘2019 LA Italia’.
Photo: Silvia Chiave, Michael Imperioli and Mark Canton
Oscar Nominees Alan Murray, Tom Ozanich, Jason Ruder and Dean Zupancic for Best Sound Editor and Sound Mixers for the movie A STAR IS BORN, received the ‘2019 LA Italia Best Sound Mixing Award’.
Photo: Tom Ozanich, Jason Ruder, Maria Grazia Cucinotta and Alan Murray
American and Italians celebrities, filmakers, government officials and industry executives attended the event. Silvia Chiave, Consul General of Italy/Los Angeles, Actor and director Alessandro Preziosi, Actor Walter Nudo, Angela and Marianna Fontana, Oscar winner Bobby Moresco, Barry Morrow, Frank Mancuso, Cheryl Boone Isaacs.
Photo: Actress Jessica Ross and Actor/director Alessandro Preziosi
“We are extremely proud to be honoring so many highly talented Italian Filmmakers and performing artists along with their Italian-American counterparts”, said LA Italia Festival producer and founder Pascal Vicedomini and honorary chairman Mark Canton.
All Festival screening are open to the public free of charge. http://www.losangelesitalia.com
Photo: Pamela Quinzi – Oscar’s Fashion Designer
Photo credits Losangelesitalia.com