“I’m homosexual, not gay!”: The relationship of maestro Franco Zeffirelli with sexuality

What a man. What an artist. What a genius. We go back to talking about the maestro Franco Zeffirelli (1923-2019), thanks to the docu-film, in cinemas for three days (from 24 to 26 October), “Franco Zeffirelli. Rebel Conformist“. The documentary was written and directed by Anselma Dell’Olio – author, essayist, historical feminist, wife of the … Read more

Anselma Dell’Olio: “Italy return the honor to Franco Zeffirelli”

“Franzo Zeffirelli has made millions of spectators worldwide appreciate opera and theater. In English-speaking countries, Great Britain and the United States in particular, he is adored and revered as an innovative master. In Italy, however, he is the victim of a sort of damnatio memoriae: great popular success was used against him as a weapon … Read more

All about Zeffirelli, the documentary from the Venice Film Festival in Piazza Santo Spirito

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the film September 15, 2022 – 1:59 pm Tomorrow the screening of the documentary by Anselma Dell’Olio on the “rebel conformist” to do justice to the person and the artist from Marco Luceri The solar images of the Most iconic Florencewith Ponte Vecchio, Brunelleschi’s Dome, Palazzo Vecchio and the Uffizi. Following those of November 1966, … Read more

Conformista Ribelle, the documentary presented in Venice on Franco Zeffirelli

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The Casino room during the screening of the Premiere. Among the spectators in the front row: Luca Baravalle, Giuliano Ferrara, Anselma Dell’Olio, Matteo Salvini, Francesca Verdini and Pippo Zeffirelli. The premiere of the long-awaited docufilm Rebel Conformistdedicated to the iconic director Franco Zeffirelli, in competition in the Venezia Classici section at the 79th Venice International … Read more

Conformista Ribelle, the documentary presented in Venice on Franco Zeffirelli

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The Casino room during the screening of the Premiere. Among the spectators in the front row: Luca Baravalle, Giuliano Ferrara, Anselma Dell’Olio, Matteo Salvini, Francesca Verdini and Pippo Zeffirelli. The premiere of the long-awaited docufilm Rebel Conformistdedicated to the iconic director Franco Zeffirelli, in competition in the Venezia Classici section at the 79th Venice International … Read more

Venice 79, Franco Zeffirelli

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Franco Zeffirelli – Rebel Conformistthe new docufilm by Anselma Dell’Olio about the iconic Italian director of timeless classics such as The Taming of the Shrew (1967), Romeo and Juliet (1968) and A tea with Mussolini (1999), was selected in competition at the 79th Venice International Film Festival in the “Venezia Classici” section. Plot and cast … Read more

Zeffirelli lives forever. Ovation for Carmen at the Verona Arena

Verona, 18 June 2022 – The question is: do you really die forever? Because the soul of the Master Franco Zeffirelli also last night she was alive, very lively at the debut of the season that inaugurated the 99th Opera Festival 2022 atArena of Verona with a full house of 13 thousand spectators. Here, in … Read more