The Italian Contemporary Film Festival last night closing party was held this year at the Ritz. The Italian Contemporary Film Festival took place this June during Ontario’s “Italian Heritage Month. Among the awards was Claudia Cardinale actress for Life Time Achievement Award, more than 110 films and 30 Italian and international awards to her credit. She has worked with the most prestigious directors, as Visconti, Fellini, Zurlini, Leone, Bolognini, Herzog and De Oliveira, as the protagonist of high quality and astounding successful films. Nine days of films celebrating the brilliance of Italian contemporary cinema and filmmakers from all over the world. Nine days exploring the Italian contemporary cinema and discovering the cultural richness of Italian heritage. Nine days tof experiencing the influence of Italian film, culture, fashion and design.