Italia-Film to fete Django
Quentin Tarantino, Christoph Waltz and Franco Nero are to be honuored on Tuesday evening  by the 8th Annual Los Angeles Italia-Film, Fashion and Art Fest at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood.
Tarantino will receive the festival’s Screenwriter Of The Year Award and will then introduce the documentary Franco Nero: The Man Of A Thousand Faces, followed by Sergio Corbucci’s original Django.
“Italy and the cinematic community are forever thankful to Quentin Tarantino and Christoph Waltz for the tribute they have paid to the genius of Sergio Corbucci and all Italian film-makers who are a part of the Spaghetti Western genre,” said festival founder and producer Pascal Vicedomini.
“Tarantino and Waltz’s outstanding work reminds us just how important Italian culture is worldwide.”
Waltz will collect the festival’s Friend Of Italy Award.