Clive Davis and Whitney Houston
The 21st Ischia Global Film & Music Festival opens on July 9 with the screening of the Whitney biopic

In the myth of Whitney Houston, with the arrival on the green island of legendary producer Clive Davis, who launched the unforgettable artist 40 years ago. In the film (9 p.m., Excelsior Cinema) Davis, who was like a father to Whitney Houston. He managed her and experienced joys and sorrows with her, played by Stanley Tucci.

Now a regular presence at the Kermesse founded and produced by Pascal Vicedomini. Clive Davis on Wednesday, July 12, will honor Oscar-winning composer Diane Warren, young pop star Sofia Carson, fresh off a nomination, and Paola Turci. In the morning expected contribution of the famous American producer to the International Music Symposium – Film, Music and Artificial Intelligence: What is the Deal? where he will discuss how to protect creativity from technological invasion. In the rich music section of the festival (until July 16) directed by Tony Renis, honorary president of the Accademia Internazionale Arte Ischia. We also host the former Toto frontman Jean Michel Byron, multimedia musician Rosey Chan, and the Italian Cristiano De Andrè. Moreover, Enzo Gragnaniello, Andrea Sannino, Franco Ricciardi, the B band, Spillenzia, and Claudio Cecchetto. The protagonists of the opening night will be the Incanto Quartet with Claudia Coticelli.

Ischia Global 2023 is organized by the ArteIschia International Academy and promoted with the support of the DG Cinema and Audiovisual of the Mic and the Campania Region, together with Riflessi, RS Productions, Givova, Banca Ifis, Vulcano Buono, Caremar. Two hundred screenings in cinemas and squares of the green island, all free of charge. Among the guests were Brandan Fraser Oscar winner 2023 for The Whale, and the director of the film musical Chicago Rob Marshall. Moreover Catherine Hardwicke, Amos Gitai, Mike Figgis, Tim Blake Nelson, Pupi Avati, Edwige Fenech, and Gabriele Lavia.

According to ansa