Michelangelo Frammartino

Torino Film Festival Mixes Militant Cinema With More Mainstream Movies

Italy’s Torino Film Festival, the pre-eminent event for young directors and indie cinema — now being revamped after going virtual due to the pandemic — will somewhat symbolically…

Torino Film Festival Artistic Director Stefano Francia di Celle on Rebooting Italy’s Preeminent Indie Cinema Event

The 39th edition of Torino Film Festival, Italy’s preeminent event for young directors and indie cinema, kicks off Friday with the international premiere of “Sing 2.” It is…

European Film Sales Agents Expand Online Presence at Busan’s ACFM

COVID-related travel restrictions have made Busan’s film market a more Korean affair. But, having gone virtual, that does not have to be the case. Some 22 European sales…

‘Il Buco’ Cinematographer Renato Berta on Challenge of Shooting in the Darkness of Europe’s Deepest Cave

To shoot Italian director Michelangelo Frammartino’s eclectic dialogue-free drama “Il Buco,” about a group of speleologists who in 1961 discover Europe’s deepest cave, veteran Swiss director of photography…

‘Il Buco’ Review: A Slow, Gorgeous and Frustrating Journey to the Center of the Earth

If we believe the adage that the wish to climb a mountain comes about just because it’s there, perhaps it follows, not to be too glib about it,…