The Guggenheim Museum in New York will launch a retrospectiveof Federico Fellini's films and rarely seen drawings next month to coincidewith the 10th anniversary of the great director's death.

Included in the three-month show are newly restored printsand a section devoted to Fellini's art that includes caricatures he drew as ayoung man to gain free admission to the local theatre.

A new documentary will show recently discovered scenes originally shotfor La Dolce Vita,Fellini's Oscar-winning chronicle of debauchery in 1960s Rome that popularised theterm 'paparazzi.'

Roberto Benigni and Woody Allen are expected to attend thegala opening on Oct 30. Fellini! runs from Oct 30-Jan 14, 2004.

The exhibitionopens on Oct 30 and is organised by the Guggenheim in collaboration withCinecitta Holding and Comunicare Organizzando.