Legendary Italian director Federico Fellini will have the 10th anniversary
of his death marked by a series of concerts and exhibitions.
The award-winning JULIET OF THE SPIRITS director died of a heart attack on
31 October 1993 after four decades as a respected filmmaker.
His life will be celebrated largely in Rome, where Fellini spent a great
deal of his time, and will begin with a giant display of pictures at some of
the sites in the Italian capital which were particularly significant to the
In September (03), the pictures will be exhibited at Fellini's hometown of
Via Margutta, and Via Veneto - where scenes from La Dolce Vita were shot.
An exhibition featuring costumes, movie clips and other memorabilia will
go on display at the VITTORIANO near Piazza Venezia from 4 October (03), before
transferring to Paris, France in January (04).
There will also be an exhibition illustrating the world of Fellini's
women, who are often seen as larger-than-life characters based on male
fantasies, featuring the director's own drawings.
Piazza del Campidoglio will host a concert featuring soundtracks from
Fellini's movies, organised by composer NICOLA PIOVANI, who worked with the
director on GINGER AND FRED, L'INTERVISTA and LA VOCE DELLA LUNA.
While, a conference in November (03) will explore Fellini's brief time
with the circus and its influence on his film-making.