Issue 1 of Film Selezione, May 1960, monthly Italian magazine of cinema and TV review and criticism, edited by CIAC [Centro Internazionale Artistico Cinematografico], including: a statement of intentions; commentary on Catholic influence on cinema, radio and TV; a column about cinema and society investigating the impact of cinema on young audiences; comment features on politics, censorship and cinema, including the case of Fellini's 'La dolce Vita' and Chaplin's 'The Great Dictator' and Alain Resnais 'Night and Fog'; features on: Hollywood and the crisis of taboos; French critics, mentioning magazines 'Cinéma 60', 'Revue du cinéma' and 'Cahiers du Cinéma'; film director Roger Vadim and pornography, mentioning Brigitte Bardot; film director Jacques Becker; coverage of a public debate on 'La Dolce Vita'; Italian documentary and TV documentary; the section 'the Film of the Day' about 'Il tempo si è fermato', film documentary directed by Ermanno Olmi, including parts about the film director and the actors; a feature on Federico Fellini including analysis of his films 'La Strada' and 'La Dolce Vita'; a feature about film adaptations from Ernest Hemingway's books; section 'cinema and literature' about the film adaptations of Ernest Hemingway's books; section about cinema industry; FEDIC [Italian Cinematographers Federation]; including illustrated film and cinema adverts and press clippings; images of Harriet Andersson and Vicky Ludovisi on cover and back cover. Letter by CIAC about new edition of the magazine including the first seven issues and a payment module for subscription by post.

Item number 73816
Category Periodical
Type Criticism/History
Dimensions A5
Language French / Italian
Country of origin Italy
Related people Ermanno Olmi (film director)
Federico Fellini (film director)