Taormina Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Taormina Film Festival
SINCE: 1955
WHERE: Messina, Taormina, Italy
WEBSITE: www.taorminafilmfest.net/home.aspx
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Taormina Film Fest, a historic film festival that began in 1955 under the name Rassegna Cinematografica Internazionale di Messina e Taormina. The exhibition, which moved permanently to Taormina in 1971, has hosted over the years many stars of international cinema: Elizabeth Taylor, Marlene Dietrich, Sophia Loren, Cary Grant, Robert De Niro, Colin Firth, Marlon Brando, Charlton Heston, Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, Tom Cruise, Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas, among others.