A Florentine, Princess Dialta Alliata di Montereale is the founder and driving force behind the film festival and namesake of the coveted annual award honoring the Best Film of Hawai’i European Cinema. Princess Dialta has lived in Honolulu since 1999. In Italy she was the Editor in Chief of the ecological magazine Essere Secondo Natura. She’s written, produced, acted and directed in films including Turtles, a poetic love story, and The Princess and the Rooster, on children's etiquette. Her latest work, Dialta wrote and published "MY MOTHER, MY FATHER AND HIS WIFE HORTENSE" - The true story of Villa La Pietra. The Florentine Love Story is being developed into a screenplay.
The Cannes Film Festival is an annual international event—the most prestigious in the world—that celebrates the best names in film today.
Honolulu, October 23, 2015 - The much anticipated appearance of actress Catherine Deneuve at the illustrious Hawai'i European Cinema Awards Gala at The Moana Surfrider, a Westin Resort and Spa. The evening has been dedicated to Madame Deneuve with David Y. Ige Governor of Hawaii proclaiming October 23, 2015 "Catherine Deneuve Day". Madame Deneuve was presented as well with “The Christina Hassell Lifetime Achievement Award”.
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