IL CINEMA RITROVATO in Bologna, Italy is planning a major retrospective marking the 30th Anniversary of Charlie Chaplin's death. This year's festival is scheduled for June 30th - July 7th.
More 30th Anniversary Events for Charles Chaplin, including the MK2 French re-release of the newly restored films: The Kid, The Circus and The Gold Rush. Plus Cineteca completion of the Chaplin documents on their website (set for summer 2007).
UPDATE MARCH 23, 2007: MORE INFORMATION ON 30TH ANNIVERSARY
UPDATE APRIL 2, 2007: LATEST DETAIL EVENT INFORMATION
"Chaplin – whose work is being restored in Bologna – has long been a guardian angel of our festival. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Chaplin’s death and the Cineteca di Bologna is paying a five month homage to him with a monumental exhibition, seven concerts and an entire retrospective dedicated to him which is culminating in the festival week with some brand new treasures for all cinephiles’ palates."
Charles Chaplin was born April 16, 1889 in London. He died Christmas Day 1977 at his home in Manoir de Ban, Corsier sur Vevey.