LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alcantara, the Italian producer of high-end luxury material for vehicle interiors, was the main partner in two international events celebrating Italian-made excellence and creativity in Los Angeles this week.
The exclusive events, both dedicated to great cinema, included Cinema Italian Style 2015, an L.A. festival for Italian contemporary cinema. The festival was produced by Luce Cinecittà and American Cinematheque and ran from Nov. 11-16.
That was followed by the Nov. 17 American première of “Youth,” the latest film by Academy Award winning writer/director Paolo Sorrentino, at the Directors Guild of America on Sunset Boulevard. An exclusive afterglow reception in the DGA lobby included celebrities and entertainment industry VIPs including Sorrentino and the film’s actors: Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Paul Dano and Jane Fonda.
“Both Cinema Italian Style 2015 and the première of ‘Youth’ represent an extraordinary occasion for Alcantara® to strengthen its capability to master all the realities of contemporary lifestyle, from fashion to automotive, from high-tech to interior design, always combining tradition and innovation under the authentic Made in Italy banner,” noted Andrea Boragno, Alcantara chairman and CEO.
“Thanks to its privileged long-lasting relationship with the world of design, Alcantara® boasts a special attitude to elegance, style and beauty.”
Note to Editors: High-resolution photos from the premiere are available at the Alcantara media center (User ID: press and Password: alcantara) at www.alcantara.com/en/press_area/index.do.
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Founded in 1972, Alcantara represents a prime example of Italian-produced quality. As registered trademark of Alcantara S.p.A. and result of a unique and proprietary technology, Alcantara® is a highly innovative material, offering an unrivalled combination of sensory, aesthetic and functional qualities. Thanks to its extraordinary versatility, Alcantara is the choice of leading brands in a number of application fields: fashion and accessories, automotive, interior design and home décor, consumer-electronics. These features, together with a serious and certified commitment in terms of sustainability, make Alcantara a true icon of contemporary lifestyle: the lifestyle of those who want to fully enjoy their everyday life, respecting the environment.
Since 2009 Alcantara is certified “Carbon Neutral”, having defined, reduced and offset all the CO2 emissions derived from its activity. To mark out the path of the company in such a field, every year Alcantara draws up and publishes its own Sustainability Report, certified by TÜV SÜD international authority and available also on the corporate website. Headquartered in Milan, Alcantara production site and R&D department are located in Nera Montoro, in the heart of Umbria Region (Terni).