Finalemente!!! The Montisi Film Festival is launched!! We had a standing-room-only house for Mozzarella Stories and all the restaurants were full! Even the 9:30 showing of La Dolce Vita was well-attended, ending at 12:30 a.m. I am preparing for today's showing of Once Upon a Time in America, the original 4 hour version with a light dinner break in the middle. I am going to see it as I have only seen the US short version. A true classic of Leone.
Thanks to everyone who joined the Association in support of this effort and offered me moral support and a shoulder to cry on from time to time. We had the producer and director of Mozzarella Stories in attendance last night and particularly the director, who works part time in LA, Roberto Bessi, is very interested in helping us with the festival.
Back the today's preparation.