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Franca: Chaos and Creation



Franca: Chaos and Creation

As part of the 30th Edition of the AFI European Union Film Showcase, Italy presents the screening of Franca: Chaos and Creation. Intro and Q&A with filmmaker Francesco Carrozzini.

With his first feature, director Francesco Carrozzini — known for his work as a photographer and as a music video director for artists such as Beyonce, Jay-Z, Lenny Kravitz, Marilyn Manson and Nicki Minaj — creates an intimate portrait of his mother, Franca Sozzani, legendary editor-in-chief of Italian Vogue. Sozzani's astonishing and often controversial magazine covers broke the rules and set the standard for fashion, art and commerce for more than 25 years. Using interviews with Karl Lagerfeld, Bruce Weber, Baz Luhrmann, Courtney Love and many others, Carrozzini gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse into his mother's creative process as well as a peek into her vulnerabilities. 

Official Selection, 2016 Venice Film Festival and AFI FEST presented by Audi; 2017 Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Director: Francesco Carrozzini
U.S./Italy, 2016, 80 min
Film in Italian with English subtitles
Special thanks to the Italian Cultural Society
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center 
8633 Colesville Rd 
Silver Spring, MD



Preview (via YouTube)




AFI European Union Film Showcase

Now in its 30th year, the AFI European Union Film Showcase continues its tradition of bringing the best in European cinema to Washington, DC-area audiences. This year's selection of over 40 films includes international film festival award winners, European box office hits and debut works by promising new talents, plus many countries' official Oscar® submissions for Best Foreign Language Film.

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Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017

Time: From 7:00 pm To 8:20 pm

Organized by : AFI Silver, IIC Washington

Entrance : Tickets for Sale


AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center