Federico Fellini: Author of Cinema

Feb 12, 2020 145

BY: GAITHER STEWART

The cinema world is marking the one hundredth anniversary of the birth of Federico Fellini (b. January 20,1920-d. October 31, 1993) in Rimini on the shores of the Adriatic Sea on the east coast of Italy. Exhibits of his films and his life are being shown all over Italy, while a major show, “Fellini 100”, is open in Palazzo Venezia, the very center of the Rome he loved. The exhibit will travel to Los Angeles, Berlin and Moscow.

Fellini won five Oscars and a Golden Palm in Cannes, and won the Venice Film Festival, the Berlin and Moscow festivals. In his greatest films like La Dolce Vita, La Strada, 8 ½, Amarcord, he created an imaginary history of his country of his years by looking backwards. Memory was his source. Tutto si imagina, he said

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SOURCE: https://www.counterpunch.org

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