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The Micheal Bay's set Six Underground in the city center of Florence, Italy

Michael Bay Sets 6 Underground in Florence

After Ron Howard’s Inferno, the historic center of Florence is once again a film set. This time arrives “Six underground” directed by Michael Bay.

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Began the shooting of Michelangelo movie

FLORENCE, ITALY – The shooting of the film The Sin. A Vision, Andrej Konchalovsky’s film about Michelangelo, began in the historical center of Florence, Italy.

The film of the Russian director will be entirely filmed in Italy. The shootings will take place for 14 weeks between Tuscany and Lazio.

In the movie Michelangelo is played by Alberto Testone; Massimo De Francovich will play Pope Julius II and Umberto Orsini the Marquis of Malaspina.

The set of the Michelangelo film in Florence
The set of the Michelangelo film in Florence

On October 16, 2017 piazza Signoria in Florence has returned to be as Florentines lived at Michelangelo’s time.

Produced by the Andrei Konchalovsky Foundation Supporting Cinema and the Scenic Arts and Jean Vigo Italia with Rai Cinema, the Italo-Russian production also benefits from the backing of the Sensi Contemporanei Toscana per il Cinema programme and the Toscana Film Commission.

James Ivory

Florence honored James Ivory with the Fiorino d’oro

The city of Florence honored Hollywood director James Ivory with the Fiorino d’Oro for 30-year anniversary celebrations for his film A Room With a View.

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Thee new Franco Zeffirelli museum in Florence

Franco Zeffirelli Intl. Center to open in Florence

A center dedicated to Italian director Franco Zeffirelli was opened in Florence.

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Uffizi Gallery in Florence to be open on Easter week-end

Uffizi Gallery play host to an outdoor cinema

The Uffizi gallery will play host to an outdoor cinema during summer 2017.

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Lost in Florence movie

The new release of Lost in Florence movie

FLORENCE, ITALY – Lost in Florence will be released nationwide by Orion Pictures (a division of MGM) on January 27, 2017. It will also be released that same day on VOD, on all digital platforms.

The movie with Brett Dalton, Alessandra Mastronardi, Alessandro Preziosi and Stana Katic is written and directed by Evan Oppenheimer.

Eric Lazard (Brett Dalton) is a heartbroken former college football star who gets in over his head with a dangerous Florentine sport and an alluring local woman, Stephanie (Alessandra Mastronardi), while visiting his cousin Anna (Stana Katic), who lives in Italy and teaches the Italian language to foreigners.

Originally titled The Tourist, filming took place on location in Florence, Italy for four weeks beginning 9 June 2014 and filming completed around July 10th 2014.

In 2016, two years after production, the film was picked up for distribution by Orion Pictures and Gunpowder & Sky, and is set to be released on January 27th 2017.

Florence by night

Is the new age really the old age in Florence?

New Age and Old Age in Florence in an essay written by Elizabeth Monroy.

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Tom Hanks

Inferno world premiere set for Florence on Oct. 8

The city of Florence will stage the world premiere of Inferno (directedy by Ron Howard with Tom Hanks) on October 8, 2016.

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Inferno movie, the trailer

#InfernoMovie, the scenes filmed in Florence

FLORENCE, ITALY – Academy Award winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown’s (Da Vinci Code) billion-dollar Robert Langdon series, Inferno, which finds the famous symbologist (again played by Tom Hanks) on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself.

When Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones), a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to foil a deadly global plot.

#InfernoMovie will be in theaters October 28, 2016. Here is the official trailer with the best scenes shot in Florence, Italy last spring.

Middle East Now festival to be held in Florence

The Middle East Now Festival back to Florence

Middle East Now Festival are returning to Florence on April 5-10, 2016 with the seventh edition.

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