Italia Fest Honorees


Lady Gaga, Dianne Warren and others to be honored at this year's festival in Los Angeles.

This article, written by Ariston Anderson, appears on The Hollywood Reporter.

Los Angeles Italia Fest to Honor Lady Gaga, Diane Warren

The fest, held on the eve of the Oscars, has also named the cast of ‘The Hateful Eight’ as ensemble cast of the year.

Diane Warren and Lady Gaga, who are nominated for the best original song Oscar for “Til It Happens to You” from the documentary The Hunting Ground, are among a rich lineup of Oscar nominees who will be honored at Sunday’s opening night of the 11th annual Los Angeles Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest in Hollywood. Warren will accept the festival’s song of the year award in-person.

The fest will also honor composer Ennio Morricone, documentary filmmakers Matthew Heineman and Adam Benzine, the cast of The Hateful Eight and that film’s legendary Italian composer, Ennio Morricone. Read more on The Hollywood Reporter.

Like us on Facebook to receive more news, food and wine, travel, and fashion.

Share your favorite recipe, and we may feature it on our website.

Join the conversation, and share recipes, travel tips and stories.