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Star Sightings: Orlando Bloom Takes Selfies With Fans, Justin Bieber Enjoys His Day Off, and More!

Orlando Bloom was cheery as can be before announcing his split with Katy Perry.

The 40-year-old actor happily posed for selfies with fans as Gary Clark Jr. entertained the crowd during intermission at the Film Independent Spirit Awards at the Santa Monica Pier in Los Angeles on Feb. 25.

Watch: Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry ‘Taking Respectful, Loving Space’ After One Year of Dating

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Andy Samberg paid tribute to the stars still alive while impersonating Eddie Vedder singing Pearl Jam's "Alive" inside the event, where Perrier-Jouët, the official champagne partner of Film Independent Spirit Awards, toasted to this year's nominees and winners with its finest cuvée, Belle Époque Rosé.

On Feb. 26, Justin Bieber spent his day off surprising his friend DJ Tay James at the launch party of his fashion concept line in collaboration with Diamond Supply Co in Los Angeles. The pop star looked casual as he strolled up to the party, giving
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Day 1: Navi Mumbai International Film Festival

First day of film extravaganza started on a very high note. The excitement was palpable as the emcee welcomed Mr. Sachin Khanna, Festival Founder and Chairman of the 1st edition of the Navi Mumbai International Film Festival. Applause continued when Mr. Ashok Purang, Festival Director, Capt. Samir Walavalkar, Director – Business & Finance, Salim Arif, Director of Cultural affairs, Nmiff were invited on the stage to address the gathering.

Ceremony kick started with felicitating reputed face of Indian Cinema, Mr. Sachin Pilgaonkar by Mr. Pramod Hindurao, (Chairman, Cidco). On this touching occasion Mr. Pilgaonkar said, “I am extremely thrilled to receive this honour from Navi Mumbai International Film Festival and I would like to thank everyone associated with this fantastic festival. It is a great initiative and I wish you all the very best. “

The auspicious lamp was lit by Mr. Sachin Pilgaonkar and Mr. Pramod Hindurao along with Shri Sagar Naik,
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David di Donatello 2009

2009 David di Donatello Awards 2009 David di Donatello Award nominations: April 9, 2009 2009 David di Donatello Award winners: May 8, 2009 ("*" denotes the winner in each category) Matteo Garrone’s Gomorrah (top photo); Toni Servillo in Il Divo (lower photo) Best Film / miglior film Il divo produced by Andrea Occhipinti, Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima, Maurizio Coppolecchia directed by Paolo Sorrentino Ex produced by Fulvio Lucisano, Federica Lucisano directed by Fausto Brizzi * Gomorra produced by Domenico Procacci directed by Matteo Garrone Si può fare produced by Angelo Rizzoli directed by Giulio Manfredonia Tutta la vita davanti produced by Motorino Amaranto - Medusa directed by Paolo Virzì Best Film from the European Union / miglior film dell’Unione Europea Entre les murs, by Laurent Cantet Lemon Tree, by Eran Riklis * Slumdog Millionaire, by Danny Boyle The Reader, by Stephen Daldry Waltz with Bashir, by Ari Folman Best Foreign Film / miglior film straniero * [...]
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'Il Divo,' 'Gomorra' lead Italy's Donatello noms

'Il Divo,' 'Gomorra' lead Italy's Donatello noms
Rome -- Paolo Sorrentino’s bio-pic “Il Divo” and “Gomorra,” the organized crime thriller from Matteo Garone, dominated the nominations for Italy’s David dei Donatello awards, it was announced Thursday, with a total 27 noms between them.

The two films have combined to win multiple awards over the last year, starting with the 2008 Festival de Cannes, where they won the Special Jury Award and Grand Prix prize, respectively.

“Gomorra” has earned more notoriety internationally, earning a Golden Globe nomination for Foreign Film and being selected as Italy’s official candidate for the Oscars. But it is “Il Divo” that can boast the most nominations for Italy’s highest film honor with 16, compared to 11 for “Gomorra.” The maximum number of categories an Italian film is eligible for is 19.

Both films were nominated in the best film category, with Fausto Brizzi’s romance “Ex,” Paolo Virzi’s comedy “Tutta la Vita Davanti
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2009 David di Donatello Nominations

Paolo Sorrentino’s Il Divo, a biopic of seven-time Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti, and Matteo Garrone’s organized crime thriller Gomorrah, both starring Toni Servillo, were the top nominees for the Italian Academy’s 2009 David di Donatello awards. Il Divo led the field with 16 nominations, followed by Gomorrah with 11. Both films, which are in the running in the best picture category, have already won several international awards: Il Divo received the Special Jury Award at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival and a European Film Award for best actor Toni Servillo (also for Gomorrah); Gomorrah won Cannes’ Grand Prix and five European Film Awards, including best film and Servillo’s shared best actor prize. Gomorrah was also Italy’s submission for the 2009 best foreign language film Academy Award, but was surprisingly bypassed at nomination time. Others vying for the David di Donatello for best film are Fausto Brizzi’s romance Ex,
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