Francesco Carrozzini creates an intimate portrait of his mother, Franca Sozzani, the legendary Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Italia — a magazine that over the past twenty-five years has set the highest bar for fashion, art and commerce. From the famous “Black Issue" to the “Plastic Surgery issue", Franca Sozzani remains deeply committed to exploring off-limit subjects in order to shake up the status quo and redefine the concept of beauty. With interviews from Karl Lagerfeld, Bruce Weber, Baz Luhrmann, Courtney Love and many others, Carrozzini gives us a behind the scenes glimpse into his mother’s creative process and a peek into her past and present vulnerabilities.
Screening to be followed by a Q&A with director and son of Franca Sozzani, former editor-in-chief of Italian Vogue, Francesco Carrozzini in conversation with journalist Grazia D’Annunzio (US Special Projects Editor). Refreshments provided by Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò.
New York City, November 2017: N.I.C.E. — New Italian Cinema Events is a cultural organization founded in Florence by Viviana Del Bianco with the goal of promoting contemporary independent Italian cinema worldwide through a series of screenings and cultural events.
This fall, N.I.C.E. celebrates its 27th edition in the United States. Following the first US program in San Francisco, the landmark itinerant film festival arrives in NYC with three screenings and a special event November 14-17.