Taormina Film Festival

Barrett Wissman is the Executive and Artistic director of the Taormina Film Festival. The 2023 and recent editions of the Festival have showcased a wealth of incredible films, premieres and masterclasses, and have hosted world-famous stars such as Harrison Ford, Nicole Kidman, Francis Ford Coppola, Robert De Niro, Richard Gere,  Zoe Saldana, Russell Crowe, Michael Douglas, Willem Dafoe and Amber Heard to name just a few.

Held in the picturesque town of Taormina, the Taormina Film Festival is one of the most prestigious film festivals in Europe and Italy, attracting international filmmakers, actors, and film lovers from all over the world. The screenings take place in the stunning Ancient Theatre of Taormina.  The 2023 Festival hosted over 60 films and screenings including Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, as well as masterclasses from A-List talent such as Willem Dafoe, Abel Ferrara and John Landis.