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Richard Dreyfuss, Diane Warren, Matteo Garrone

Richard Dreyfuss, Diane Warren, Matteo Garrone

The Oscar-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss, the songwriter and perennial Oscar bridesmaid Diane Warren and Matteo Garrone, the director of this year’s best international feature Oscar-nominated Italian film Io Capitano, will all be honored on Sunday night during the opening ceremony of the 19th Los Angeles, Italia Film, Fashion and Art Festival at Hollywood’s TCL Chinese Theatres, exactly one week before the 96th Academy Awards take place just down the street. The festival, which is backed by Italy’s Ministry of Culture, will run through Saturday, March 9, and feature 112 film screenings (47 in movie theaters and 65 on the online platform eventive.org). This year’s edition will be hosted by one Italian screen legend, Franco Nero, and is dedicated to another, the late Marcello Mastroianni, whose centenary it coincides with, as well as the late Italian playwright Eduardo de Filippo. Notable guests expected to be in attendance at the fest include this edition’s festival chairs, producer Raffaella de Laurentiis and director Michelle Danner; Oscar winners Nick Vallelonga (Green Book), Barry Morrow (Rain Man) and Bobby Moresco …